9 casualties at least in Ariha and anticipation for completing the prisoner exchange deal that took place yesterday between the factions and the militants of Kafriya and Al-Fu'ah • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

9 casualties at least in Ariha and anticipation for completing the prisoner exchange deal that took place yesterday between the factions and the militants of Kafriya and Al-Fu’ah

Idlib Province:
Warplanes believed to be Russian carried out several raids on a market area in the city of Ariha, which led to the death of 9 persons including a citizen woman, the raids also caused injuries some of them are in critical situations, also warplanes bombed areas in the town of Jarjanaz in the countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man and other areas in the town of Saraqeb which caused injuries, and initial information reported casualties, while it is expected to for the second phase of the exchange of prisoners and abductees deal to be completed in the coming hours between Islamic factions and the gunmen loyal to the regime from the towns of Kafriya and Al-Fu’ah, where they will complete the process of exchanging 29 prisoners and abducted from the towns of Kafriya and Al-Fu’ah for the 35 prisoners and kidnapped and 7 bodies which are with the gunmen from both towns, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights publishing yesterday that an exchange of 20 detainees, abductees and prisoners of war in addition to bodies took place between gunmen loyal to the regime from the towns of Kafriya and Al-Fu’ah in the countryside of Idlib with fighters from the Islamic factions, where intersecting sources confirmed to the of activists of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the fighters of the factions handed over 11 abductees and prisoners of war (including citizen women from the towns of Kafriya and Al-Fu’ah)in exchange of 9 prisoners and a body were being held by the gunmen loyal to the regime in Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya, as part of an agreement which includes handing over 28 abductees and prisoners from both towns in exchange of 35 detainees and 7 bodies being held by the gunmen in Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya, and the field sources confirmed to the activists of Observatory in Hama that the exchange took place in al-Madiq Castle area in the western countryside of Hamam but it wasn’t fully completed because of the dispute over an unrecognized body by the militants of both towns, part of the exchange process was done between both parties, and the agreement will be completed at a later time.