المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

25 Days of truce of the Caesar and Sultan spend and the violations continue in several areas in Syria

The Russian – Turkish truce in Syria have completed its day number 25 in Syria, it was started on the 30th of December 2016, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented more violations in several areas, where areas in Rastan city north of Homs province were shelled by the regime forces, also warplanes carried out 2 raids on areas at the town of Deir Ful in the northern countryside of Homs, coincided with shelling by the regime forces for places in ​​Houla area in the northern countryside of Homs, also the regime forces shelled areas in Jobar neighborhood on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, while clashes took place between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against Islamic factions in the areas of the Electricity Foundation and Crash Factory in Jobar neighborhood, amid exchange of targeting between both parties, also the regime forces shelled areas in Busra al-Harir town in the countryside of Daraa, while a young man was killed when the regime forces targeted using heavy machineguns’ fire Daraa city, while several persons were injured in shelling by the regime forces on al-Smiriyyah village in the southern countryside of Aleppo, also warplanes carried out several raids on areas in Tayyibat al-Imam town in the northern countryside of Hama.

Meanwhile clashes took place between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the rebel and Islamic Factions in the vicinity of Ain al-Fijah at Wadi Barada northwest of Rif Dimashq, amid exchange of targeting that caused confirmed casualties in the ranks of both parties, also the helicopters dropped barrel bombs on places in ​​Beit Jenn area in the southwest of Rif Dimashq, these helicopters targeted the area with more than 15 barrel bomb, also clashes took place in the Eastern Ghouta between the Islamic factions against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, the clashes were focused in Hazrma farms area, and in the area between the farms of Qasimiyah and Al-Nashabiyah in the Eastern Ghouta, also a mortar shell launched by the regime forces and landed on area in the town of Jesrin in the Eastern Ghouta, which caused material damage in the area, while a citizen was injured in the fall of a mortar shell on area in Douma city in the Eastern Ghouta, while the regime forces opened the fire of their snipers on areas at the outskirts of Madaya town in the west of Rif Dimashq which caused injuries.

This Russian – Turkish truce is the third ceasefire in Syria during the year 2016, and it started at midnight of Thursday – Friday the 30th of December 2016, also a Russian – American cease-fire took place in most areas of Syria and continued since 7 in the evening of the 12th of September 2016 until 7 in the evening of the 19th of September 2016, also it was preceded by a truce and a cease-fire in Syria in the 27th of February 2016, but the agreement fell apart in the last third of April 2016, and the military machines re-started the killing and the escalation of bombing on most areas of Syria.

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