The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The regime forces continue their intensive shelling by tens of rockets and shells and target towns and villages in the northern countryside of Hama

Hama Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the violent explosions continue intensively in the countryside of Hama, caused by the fall of tens of rocket and artillery shells, and missiles believed to be ground-to-ground launched by the regime forces on places in the towns and villages of al-Lataminah, KafrZitta, al-Sayyad, M’aarkbeh, and other areas in the northern countryside of Hama, raising to more than 118, the number of shells and missiles that targeted the area since after midnight of yesterday until now, but no information at the moment about casualties, raising the number of artillery and rocket shells that were launched by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them to about 1230, targeting areas in the northern, northeastern, and northwestern countryside of Hama during the last 28 days, where the rocket and artillery shelling targeted the villages and towns of the northern countryside of Hama such as al-Lataminah, Hasraya, Zakat, al-Janabera “al-Bana”, M’aarkbeh, al-Sayyad, Tal Osman, Hawash, and several other areas in this countryside.

These shelling -which was monitored by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights- caused several casualties and wounded in the areas were the shells fell, also the intense shelling which varied between today and the other caused more destruction in the above-mentioned villages and towns, which had previously witnessed similar and more violent shelling, which caused considerable destruction and serious material damage to the citizens’ property, infrastructure, public, and private facilities, as well as hundreds of casualties and wounded, where the shelling increases when violent clashes or major attacks erupt between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against the rebel and Islamic factions.