المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Violent clashes and continuous aerial bombardment leave more casualties and raise to 185, the number of casualties of the regime forces and their allies and ISIS south of the capital

Damascus Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the clashes continue violently between the regime forces supported by gunmen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against the “Islamic State” organization, in areas in the vicinity and outskirts of the neighborhoods of al-Tadamon, al-Hajar al-Aswad and Yarmouk Camp in the southern section of the capital Damascus, the clashes are accompanied by artillery shelling by the regime forces who managed to achieve an advancement in more locations at the southern outskirts of al-Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood, where the regime forces are trying to confine the organization to a narrower area, after days of being able to control al-Kadam neighbourhood in the western section of the “Islamic State” organization’s controlled areas, while warplanes carried out raids on areas in the outskirts of al-Tadamon and other places in al-Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood, and information about more casualties in the ranks of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them as well as members of the organization.

Also the Syrian Observatory documented more casualties due to the continued military operations in the area, where it rose to 99 at least, the number of members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities who were killed in 13 days of fighting, including several officers first officers (5 of them were executed) and at least 9 of them were killed on Tuesday, also it rose to 86, the number members of the “Islamic State” Organization who were killed during the same period as a result of the shelling, clashes and targeting, which also left tens of injuries in the ranks of both parties, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

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