Violations escalated dramatically in the third day of ceasefire in Syria
The Russian–American agreement ended its third day, while the calm continues in most of the Syrian areas, from Rif Dimashq, Idlib, Homs, Hama, Latakia, Damascus and Al-Raqqah, and the rest of the Syrian areas that are supposed to be included in the cease-fire agreement since seven o’clock yesterday evening the 12th of September 2016, also the Syrian Observatory for human rights did not document the death of any civilian or fighter ( or death due to injury) during the past 72 hours, or the death of any member from the regime forces.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in the third day was able to document violations in several Syrian areas, where two shells fell on two areas near the scientific research area in Halab al-Jadidah area which is controlled by the regime forces, while a child was wounded by a sniper fire in Al-Masharqa area which is controlled by the regime forces and adjacent Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood which is controlled by the factions, while four shells fell on places in al-Eis area in the southern countryside of Aleppo, while a shell fell on the area in Jam’eyyat al-Zahra’a neighborhood west of Aleppo city and under the control of the regime forces, no information about injuries, while warplanes renewed the bombing with three missiles at least at areas in Qebtan al-Jabal town in the northwestern countryside of Aleppo, while the regime forces opened heavy machineguns’ fire on areas at the road leading to Kafrnaha the Orem al-Kubra and other places near Jam’eyyat al-Mohandesin in the western countryside of Aleppo, and other areas in the northern countryside of Aleppo, also four shells launched by the factions and landed on areas in the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo city from the side of 1070-apartment, no information about casualties, also areas in Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city witnessed an exchange of fire and sporadic clashes by machineguns between fighters of the rebel and Islamic Factions against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, amid the fall of five shells launched by the regime forces on areas on the outskirts of Manshiya neighborhood, while two people were shot by the snipers of the regime forces on the road linking the towns of Dael and Khirbet al-Ghazaleh, also the regime forces targeted areas in al-Mal village and Kafr Nasej town in the countryside of Daraa, no reports about injuries, also the regime forces opened heavy machineguns’ fire on areas in al-Yadodeh town, while eight shells launched by the regime forces and landed on areas at the town of Dael in the western countryside of Daraa.
Also a man was injured by a sniper fire, due to gunfire by the regime forces and Hezbollah on the besieged city of Madaya, while clashes described as violent took place between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the Islamic factions in the vicinity of Hosh Nasri, al-Rihan, Hosh al-Fara and Al-Nashabiyah in the Eastern Ghouta, coincided with the fall of several shells launched by the regime forces on areas in the town al-Shifonyyah in the Eastern Ghouta, while the regime forces targeted with about 5 shells places in the farms of Tal Kurdi in the Eastern Ghouta, also a shell fell on the area between the al-Rihan farms and the city of Douma, in conjunction with the fall of two mortar shells on areas in the vicinity of the town of Hosh Nasri in the Eastern Ghouta, while a child under the age of ten was wounded in the town of al-Fu’ah which is inhabited by Shiite citizens at the northeastern countryside of Idlib, also warplanes carried out two raids targeted Marat Hermeh and Sheikh Mustafa village at the southern countryside of Idlib, which caused injuries in Sheikh Mustafa village including a woman, while warplanes targeting with heavy machineguns places in the area near the town of al-Taman’aa from the side of Khan Shaykhun, no information about casualties until now.
While warplanes carried out four raids targeted places in Morek area in the northern countryside of Hama, also a drone targeted positions of the factions’ fighters at the northern countryside of Hama and its surrounding and nearby areas with several shells, which injured several persons from the fighters of Jaysh al-Ezza in the northeastern countryside of Hama, while warplanes and helicopters carried out more airstrikes on al-Zowwar area, while warplanes targeted areas in Atshan village at the northeastern countryside of Hama, they targeted Zor al-Nasiriya and the surrounding hills and other areas near it, while the sounds of machineguns exchange was heard between the factions and the regime forces at the fronts of the northern and the northwestern countryside of Hama, and near the Kawkab area, also four shells at least launched by the regime forces and landed on areas at the outskirts of Rastan city north of Homs province, wounding several persons, while the regime forces launched four shells on areas in Kafr Laha village at Houla area in the northern countryside of Homs, also the regime forces launched two shells at least on areas in the town of Al-Ghantu, in the northern countryside of Homs, no information about casualties, while the factions launched two shells on areas in the town of Kafernan which is controlled by the regime forces in the northern countryside of Homs.
While the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had not document the death of any civilian for the third day in a row in the areas where the truce takes place, but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was able to document the death of 17 civilians citizen; they are 2 children, 4 citizen women and 5 men were killed when unidentified warplanes bombed al-Mayadin city east of Deir Ezzor province, in addition to that; a man and a citizen woman were killed by mortar shells launched by the “Islamic state” on regime forces’ controlled areas in Deir Ezzor city, and two children were killed in airstrikes at areas in Tbaret Kellesh village near al-Mahdoum town controlled by the organization in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, and a man and his nephew were killed by the bombing of warplanes believed to be for the international coalition at M’eizileh area in the countryside of al-Bokamal in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.
While the observatory has documented the death of a person affected by injuries he had in a bomb explosion near the train railway in the countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man south of Idlib province several days ago, in addition to 9 fighters were killed in different areas of Syria; they are 4 fighters from the rebel factions and a fighter from Fath al-Sham Front, they died due to injuries they had in the past days in the shelling and clashes against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them at the northern countryside of Al-Quneitra, and a fighter from the factions was killed in clashes against the “Islamic state” in the Eastern al-Qalamoun of Rif Dimashq, in addition to three fighters from the Syria Democratic Forces died in the 6th and the 10th of September 2016 in Manbij area and the countryside of Shaddadi during clashes against the “Islamic state.”
Also the Observatory documented the death of a member from the regime forces during the shelling and clashes against the “Islamic state” in the desert of Palmyra in the eastern countryside of Homs.