Regime forces’ fire cover for their operations in the eastern countryside of Aleppo kills about 40 people half of them are children and women in 3 consecutive massacres in 72 hours
Aleppo province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
The regime forces resumed the operations in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, in attempt to advance and control the rest of the countryside, to complete the operation which has been started since January 2017, and the warplanes bombed again the areas which the “Islamic State” organization is still in control, and the last 72 hours witnessed intense aerial bombardment.
And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented 94 airstrikes at least which targeted Maskanah town, and the villages of al-Mahdoum, Somoumah, al-Sabe’a, al-Mazra’ah al-Thaniyah, Om Hajarah, al-Mashah, Atirah, Jediaah, al-Trifawi, Rasem Faleh, al-Omayrat, doubleu, Sekah al-Qitar, al-Raddah Fork, and the vicinity of al-Jarrah airbase, in addition to targeting other towns, areas , and villages which are controlled by the “Islamic State” organization in the eastern countryside of Aleppo to cause more casualties in the ranks of civilian citizens who live in the “Islamic State” organization ‘ controlled areas.
And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented a new massacre which was carried out by warplanes and it’s the third massacre during the last 72 hours, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 13 civilians including 6 children and women, and they are of 2 families all of them were killed due to the raids that targeted Somoumah village which is located at the east of Maskanah town near the northern banks of the Euphrates river in the far eastern countryside of Aleppo, and the death toll that had been documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights during the last 72 hours in al-Kanawiyah, Rasem Faleh Oal, and Somoumah villages has risen to 39 persons at least including 20 children and women, and it’s expected to increase because there are tens of injuries in critical situation due to this intense shelling, and Somoumah village and also other villages witnessed fleeing of tens of families towards areas away from the areas that could be targeted by the warplanes, helicopters, and the rocket launchers of the regime forces.