Truce between the Sultan and the Caesar ends its 22nd day in Syria; the continuous breaches threaten its continuity
The Turkish – Russian ceasefire which was started in Syria on the 30th of December 2016, have ended its 22nd day in more violations, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented more violations in several areas of Syria, where the regime forces and Hezbollah for the second time broke the calm in Wadi Barada area, after an agreement was reached between the authorities of the regime and those in charge of Wadi Barada, where Wadi Barada area witnessed bombardment by regime’s warplanes coincided with artillery and missile shelling by the regime forces on areas of Deir Meqren and Ain al-Fijah, amid renewed clashes erupted between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them and Hezbollah against the rebel and Islamic Factions, accompanied by exchange of targeting between both parties, also 4 persons were killed and others were injured in shelling by the regime forces on areas at Douma city, they are 2 children brothers and 2 citizen women, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation, while 4 persons were injured in the besieged city of Madaya in shelling by the regime forces on areas in the city, in conjunction with targeting by the Lebanese Hezbollah for areas in the city by its snipers. Meanwhile, 2 activist doctors were killed and two others were wounded by snipers of the regime forces in Wadi Barada area in the past hours , while reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian observatory for human rights that the explosions which were heard in Wadi Barada area at the northwestern countryside of Damascus, were caused by aerial bombardment by regime’s warplanes over areas on the outskirts of Wadi Barada and its barren Mountains, and shelling by the regime forces on areas of Ain al-Fijah and Deir Meqren in Wadi Barada.
Also a shell fell on an area near al-Salam roundabout in Halab al-Jadidah area in the city of Aleppo, Islamic factions opened fire of their snipers on areas at the highway of al-Mohandesin and the area around the Petroleum School in the neighborhood of al-Zahra in the Aleppo city, also warplanes carried out several raids on areas in the towns of Hayyan and Maarat al-Artiq in the northern countryside of Aleppo, and other areas in the town of Batbo in the western countryside of Aleppo targeting a petrol station, which caused injuries, while it rose to at least 43, the number of members who were killed in airstrikes by unknown warplanes, it is unknown yet whether they were Russian or they belong to the international coalition, they targeted the day before yesterday night the Regiment 111, or what is known as the Camp of Sheikh Salman near Shaikh Salman village in the countryside of Darat Azza in the western countryside of Aleppo, where in the camp fighters of Harakat Nooreddin al-Zanki and fighters of Fateh al-Sham Front (Jabhat Al-Nusra formerly) reside, and among those who have been killed there are 3 of Harakat Nooreddin al-Zanki while the rest of them are of Fatah al-Sham, and their death toll is expected to rise because some of them are still in critical situation, also clashes took place between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the rebel and Islamic Factions in Ain al-Hor area in the northern countryside of Latakia, coincided with the shelling by the regime forces for places in al-Teffahiyyeh area.
And in the same context, the Islamic factions launched mortar shells and rockets on areas in the towns of Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya which are inhabited by Shiite citizens in the northeastern countryside of Idlib, which injured a boy, while warplanes carried out two raids on areas in Tal al-Nabi Ayoub near Joseph village in Jabal al-Zawiyah, also warplanes carried out two raids on areas in the hill of al-Nabi Ayoub in Jabal al-Zawiyah, while the regime forces shelled areas in the towns of Bdama and al-Najyeh in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughur, also warplanes targeted areas in the town of Tafas in the countryside of Daraa, resulting in material damage, while the regime forces opened heavy machineguns’ fire on areas in Yadodeh town northwest of Daraa city, also an explosion in the center of the capital was caused by the fall of a shell on an area in al-Mazra’a neighborhood where the Russian embassy is, which wounded a child, while the regime forces shelled places in al-Sathiyyat area in the southeastern countryside of Hama, also areas in the town of Al-Lataminah and villages of Zakat and Hasraya in the northern countryside of Hama, were shelled by the regime forces, the regime forces also opened heavy machineguns’ fire on places in the Houla area in the northern countryside of Homs, while 2 citizen were injured when the regime forces opened the fire of their snipers on areas in al-Wa’er neighborhood in Homs.