المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

With the advancement of the regime forces in the southern part of Aleppo, the warplanes carry out massacre killing and injuring 10 people

Aleppo province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:: the SOHR documented the death and injury of 10 people as a result of massacre carried out by warplanes targeting the villages of Zemar in the southern countryside of Aleppo within 24 hours, and in the details obtained by the SOHR warplanes targeted on Sunday night the village of Zemar, leaving 6 people killed and the martyrs are; 2 women citizens and 2 brother children and a man, while the shelling also injured at least 4 others, including a woman, and the death toll is expected to increase due to the presence of several injured in serious condition.

The airstrikes came in conjunction with advancement by the regime forces in the village located in the southern countryside of Aleppo, which they had controlled since the 10th of January 2018, which used to be under the control of Hayaat Tahrir Al-Sham before the Hayaat withdrew. The SOHR published hours ago that the regime forces continuing their advance in the adjacent countryside which are the southern countryside of Aleppo, the north-eastern countryside of Hama, and the eastern and the south-eastern countryside of Idlib, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored since yesterday Sunday the 21stof January 2018, that the regime forces managed to achieve wide advancement in villages controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and other villages used to be controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, which it is believed that Tahrir Al-Sham withdrew from within the past few days, in which the regime forces have advanced in 22 villages at least inside the besieged pocket in Hama, Idlib and Aleppo countryside, and also advanced in the southern countryside of Aleppo in 6 villages at the expense of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, in addition to advancing in 2 villages in the north-eastern countryside of Hama at the expense of the “Islamic State” organization, thus, the number of the villages which the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities advanced in during the past 12 hours, has increased to 30 villages at least, expanding their scope of control to 322 villages and towns during 29 days of combat operations and the start of escalating the attack in Hama, Idlib and Aleppo countryside, the largest number of these villages were within Aleppo province followed by Idlib and then Hama province, since the start of the operation of taking the control of Abu Al-Duhur Military Airbase, until the regime forces held their control over the airbase and started to sweep it, preparing for repairing it and using it as a military base, in which the regime forces lost their control over on the 1st third of September 2015, following a sudden attack by Hayaat Tahir Al-Sham and the factions in the area, making use of the bad weather and sand storm that hit the province of Idlib and other provinces at that time.

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