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The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Renewed shelling targets Yarmouk Basin as well as areas in Al-Quneitra countryside and the north-western countryside of Daraa

Daraa Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the warplanes carried out renewed raids accompanied by ground shelling on areas in both Daraa and Al-Quneitra countryside, where the Syrian Observatory monitored shelling by the regime forces during the evening, which targeted areas in Nab’ al-Sakhr over which the regime forces try to impose their control, whether through imposing pressure on it by their shelling and then join it to their controlled area by a “reconciliation” agreement, or through carrying out a military operation enables them to take the control of the area, with Russian support, and this shelling is coincided with shelling by the regime forces on areas in the north-western countryside of Daraa, amid bombardment by warplanes on areas on the controlled areas of Jaysh Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed which swore allegiance to the “Islamic State” organization, in the western sector of Yarmouk Basin, in the western countryside of Daraa, amid exchange of targeting between the regime forces against factions that refuse Nawa agreement in the north-western countryside of Daraa, along with continued consultations and negotiations about the regime forces’ control over the town of Sheikh Saad which is the last town controlled by the opposition factions, and joining it to the regime’s controlled areas through a “reconciliation”.

And the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that explosions rocked areas in the north-western countryside of Daraa and other areas in Yarmouk Basin once again, as a result of renewed bombardment on the area, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored bombardment by helicopters by explosive barrels on places in Tell Al-Jabiyah and other areas in the north-western countryside of Daraa as well as the part which is connected to it of the controlled areas of Jaysh Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed in the western sector of the countryside of Daraa province, along with bombardment by warplanes on the area, which resulted in the fall of more human losses in Tasil town and other areas in Yarmouk Basin, the bombardment also resulted in the fall of wounded and caused destruction and damage to the property of the citizens, the SOHR also monitored the fall of shells on areas in al-Baath city which is controlled by the regime forces, in the central countryside of Al-Quneitra, which caused material damage, without information about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory also published hours ago, that intense bombardment for the second consecutive day which returned to the area after stopping for 5 days, coincides with the continuation of the deteriorate of humanitarian situation for more than 30000 civilians, who are trapped in Yarmouk Basin, where Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid continues to prevent them from getting out of its controlled areas and it is taking them as human shields in an attempt to prevent the regime forces from targeting the area, but the regime forces did not carte for the fate of more than 30000 civilians, and bombard the area with tens of missiles and shells, while the Syrian Observatory documented on Tuesday, the 17th of July 2018 that that 2 citizens including a child, were killed as a result of bombardment by a warplane believed to be Russian, which targeted areas in Tasil town which is controlled by Jaysh Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed which pledges allegiance to the “Islamic State” organization, in Yarmouk Basin in the western countryside of Daraa, which resulted in the fall of a number of wounded, also the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that the raids on Tasil are the first raids to target the area of Yarmouk Basin in 5 days after the bombardment which was coincided with the clashes which took place at this time, against the rebel and Islamic factions.

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