Regime forces continue shelling Daraa and extend their “alleged truce” in the provinces of Daraa, Quneitra and the Desert of Al-Suwaidaa
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the death of a child by missiles shelling by the regime forces, which targeted areas in Daraa city, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory learned that the regime forces have extended their “alleged truce” in the provinces of Daraa, Quneitra and the Desert of Al-Suwaidaa to the midnight on the 8th of July 2017.
It worth mentioning that the Syrian Observatory published on November 4th 2017 that Russia has forced the regime forces to stop the clashes and shelling on Daraa and its countryside to make the factions accept attending the planned Astana meeting, but the same sources confirmed to the observatory that the factions refused to attend the meeting, and since the start of regime’s alleged truce, the Syrian Observatory has documented dropping tens of barrel bombs on areas in Daraa city and other places in Gharz area, in addition to the fall of shells, missiles and opening the fire of heavy machineguns on places in Daraa city, towns and villages of Naemeh, Naseeb, Western Al-Gharya, al-Yadudeh and Ayib in the countryside of Daraa, and also in the same period the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a child as a result of the fall of explosive bullets on the areas controlled by the regime forces in Daraa city, in addition to the death of 2 women in the fall of shells in the morning of the 4th July 2017 on places in Izra’a area which is under the control of the regime forces, also a member of the regime forces was killed in the fall of shells on regime forces’ controlled areas in Daraa city, as well as clashes yesterday in the area of Zulf in the northeastern countryside of Al-Suwaidaa, between the forces of Ahmed al-Abdu and Jaysh Usud al-Sharqiyyah against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Arab and foreign nationalities, also SOHR documented the fall of shells on areas in al-Baath city which is controlled by the regime forces in the central countryside of Quneitra.
It worth mentioning that the military operations in Daraa were resumed on the 20th of June 2017, where Daraa city and its countryside have witnessed since then until the midnight of Sunday-Monday today air and missile strikes with hundreds of raids, barrel bombs, shells and missiles, which killed and injured tens of people, in addition to battles in areas at Daraa Camp, Tariq al-Sadd and al-Manshiyyeh neighborhood in Daraa city, between the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them against the rebel and Islamic factions, in which tens of both parties were killed and injured.
It worth mentioning that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 20th of June 2017 that the American – Russian – Jordanian truce was supposed to be extended automatically after the midnight of Monday – Tuesday, but the air and missile strikes prevented that, also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 19th of June 2017 that the clam prevails Daraa city after extending the Russian-American-Jordanian truce for another 24 hours, after the end of the first 48 hours which was set previously to apply the agreement that began at 12 pm the day before yesterday the 17th of June 2017, the Syrian Observatory did not document in the first two hours of the extension any violations in the city of Daraa, which witnessed a calm situation in the last 50 hours, but with the fall of shells launched by the regime forces and targeted areas controlled by the factions in the city, while the first hour of applying the regional -International agreement witnessed launching several shells by the regime forces on areas in Daraa al-Balad, also the warplanes carried out several raids targeting areas in the vicinity of Daraa Camp and areas in Daraa city.