The continuation of stepping up the shelling and targeting raises the number of casualties to 47 and the number of displaced people increases to about 14000 persons in 5 successive days • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The continuation of stepping up the shelling and targeting raises the number of casualties to 47 and the number of displaced people increases to about 14000 persons in 5 successive days

Daraa Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored renewed shelling which targeted areas in Daraa countryside, where the regime forces shelled areas in Barqa village and other places in Al-Lajat area, in conjunction with the ongoing clashes between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against the rebel and Islamic factions, in areas in the northern and north-eastern countryside of Daraa, and the shelling resulted in the death of a person raising to 19 citizens at least including a woman and her son, in addition to 3 women and 2 children, the number of citizens who were killed in the artillery and rocket shelling by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them on several villages and towns in Daraa countryside, while shells fell on Panorama area in Daraa city, which is controlled by the regime forces, which resulted in the fall of human losses, where 2 persons including a child, were killed and 5 others were injured with varying severity, raising to 5 citizens including 2 children, the number of people who were killed as a result of the fall of shells on areas in Al-Matar neighborhood in Daraa city and other places in al-Sanamin city, raising to 47, the number of casualties of the civilians, faction fighters, and members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, where the SOHR documented the death of 13 members at least of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and it also documented the death of 10 fighters at least of the rebel and Islamic factions who were killed since the start of clashes and the ongoing escalation of shelling for the 5th consecutive day.

In the same context, the intensive shelling resulted in increasing the number of people who have been displaced from the areas which have been subjected to shelling as well as the areas near the battle fronts, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored within 5 days of stepping up military operations, the displacement of about 14000 people from the villages and towns of Nahte, Bosr al-Harir, Eastern Mleha, Western Mleha, al-Hrak, Msikah, Asim, al-Shomarah, al-Shayyah, and al-Bostan in the eastern countryside of Daraa, amid fears of the increase of displacement due to the military operations east of the province, after the failure of the international parties in finding a solution to the situation of the Syrian south, with the continued stubbornness of the Iranian forces, their allies,  and the gunmen supported by them; in withdrawing from the area according to the regional and international conditions imposed to achieve the solution in the Syrian south.