The escalation of military operation in Daraa pushes more than 120000 citizens to displace to Jordan's borders, the border with Golan, and areas controlled by Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid and the regime • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The escalation of military operation in Daraa pushes more than 120000 citizens to displace to Jordan’s borders, the border with Golan, and areas controlled by Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid and the regime

Daraa Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the number of displaced people in Daraa Province continues to rise; as a result of the military operations of the regime forces in the province since the 19th of June, which included violent attacks, heavy clashes, and shelling by the warplanes of the regime and Russia and regime’s helicopters, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the increase of number of displaced people to more than 120000, they were displaced by the military operation and intensive shelling on their cities, towns, and villages, after thousands of air and missile strikes in 10 days of military operations, and in the details documented by the Syrian Observatory: the eastern countryside of Daraa is almost completely empty of civilians, where tens of thousands have displaced to the Syrian – Jordanian border hoping to cross to the Jordanian territory or to be in a place where the regime forces and the warplanes cant target them, others have fled to areas controlled by Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid which swore allegiance to the “Islamic State” organization in Yarmouk Basin in the western countryside of Daraa, at the border with the occupied Syrian Golan, while others have displaced to areas controlled by the regime forces in the area after the regime’s open for 2 crossing points and 3 shelter centers in the northern and northwestern countryside of Daraa, and in the western and northwestern countryside of Daraa tens of thousands have displaced to the border with the occupied Golan at the countryside of Quneitra.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that more than 6000 families from Nawa city have left their homes, and more than 400 family have displaced to areas controlled by “Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid” which swore allegiance to the “Islamic State” Organization in Yarmouk Basin west of Daraa, this displacement comes as a result of the intense shelling and military operations of thousands of raids, missiles, barrel bombs, shells, and ground-to-ground missiles, which since the 19th of this month have killed more than 98 civilian citizens including 19 children and at least 17 women, including 51 civilians including 15 children and 10 women were killed in the heavy bombardment on Dael, al-Msifra, al-Taibah, Nawa, and other areas in the eastern countryside of Daraa since yesterday and the day before yesterday, while the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 6 citizens including a school director and 3 children, after the fall of shells on areas controlled by the regime forces in Daraa city and al-Sanamin city.

Also, the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that it rose to 67 at least, the number of members of the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them including officers, of who were killed in the shelling and clashes during the same period, in Daraa countryside, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented that the number of factions’ members who have been killed in the aerial and ground shelling and violent clashes, since the 19th of June 2018, has increased to 54 fighters at least, where the regime forces managed after intensive aerial, artillery and rocket shelling and violent attack, to take the control of Alma and Al-Sorah towns, after they took the control of the towns of Rakham, Bosr Al-Harir, Maliha Al-Atash, Eastern Mleha and Western Mleha amid their advancement in Al-Hrak town in the same countryside, where they managed to advance inside the town which is witnessing with its vicinity, intensive rocket and artillery shelling and raids by Russian warplanes as well as bombardment by helicopters by explosive barrels, which caused destruction to the property of the citizens.