The factions target again areas in al-Fu’ah and Kafriya • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The factions target again areas in al-Fu’ah and Kafriya

Idlib Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Islamic factions opened heavy machineguns’ fire this morning on areas in the towns of Kafriya and al-Fu’ah, which are inhabited by Shiite citizens in the northeastern countryside of Idlib, which injured citizens, this comes after clashes on the outskirts of the towns, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published this morning that violent clashes took place after midnight of yesterday in areas on the outskirts and vicinity of al-Fu’ah and Kafriya towns, which were inhabited by Shiite citizens in the northeastern countryside of Idlib, between the Islamic factions against the local gunmen loyal to the regime forces, accompanied by exchange of shelling and targeting between both parties, where at least one member of the gunmen loyal to the regime was killed during the shelling and the clashes, and information about casualties in the ranks of the factions.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday morning, Thursday, that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored clashes on the outskirts of the towns of al-Fu’ah and Kafriya, which were inhabited by Shiite citizens, in the northeastern countryside of Idlib during last night’s hours, between the Islamic factions against the local gunmen loyal to the regime forces, it worth mentioning that both towns are witnessing a siege by the rebel and Islamic factions since 2015, where they are considered the last besieged areas in Syria outside of the “Islamic State” organization’s areas of presence, and the aid is delivered to both town by baskets thrown by helicopters.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the eruption of clashes between both parties in the vicinity of both towns 4 days ago, during which 2 of the gunmen loyal to the regime were killed, while the town witnessed back in May 2018, several rounds of violent clashes and intense shelling by the rebel and Islamic factions which caused casualties, in addition to the occasional targeting by the snipers, also both towns witnessed during the past years evacuations of thousands of fighters and civilians of their residents, through agreements with the Syrian opposition parties, during which demographic change took place through transferring the residents of al-Fu’ah and Kafriya with the fighters, coincided with displacing thousands of Syrian civilians and fighters to areas in the Syrian north.

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