First group of displaced leave Harasta, and a bombing kills dozens in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib

اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | ترجمة سمارة بلبول | تحرير الترجمة Freda Hocaine 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 22 مارس، 2018 9:07:04 م تقرير دوليعسكريسياسياجتماعي جريمة حرب

 

Local and field news:

The first group of displaced persons left besieged Harasta, Eastern Ghouta, to go north of the country. Forty vehicles of 1500 displaced people entered Northern Syria at 10:00 am, Thursday morning. They mostly include civilians, sick and injured, and some fighters.

The evacuation took place after the Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement decided on an agreement with Russia. The agreement. under Russian guarantee, requires fighters to leave with their individual weapons. Russia also gave guarantees for the residents who wish to stay without any threat of displacement or a demographic change.  

The local council of Harasta said that they will leave their land after 20,000 besieged civilians have suffered for four months, and after 90% of the city has been destroyed. They will leave as a result of the intense government bombing and military escalation supported by Russia.

The local council of Harasta reported in a statement on their Facebook page that the decision of evacuating the fighters and residents who want to leave for Northern Syria “was extremely hard.”

Suspected government aerial bombing of Zamalka, Eastern Ghouta, killed 20 civilians and injured dozens. Government warplanes launched more than 40 raids and shelled 25 barrels, in addition to artillery and missiles.

The Civil Defense in Rif Dimashq reported on their Facebook page that warplanes killed three civilians and injured others, on a primary toll, in Irbin. The injured were transferred to nearby medical centers.

Local activists reported that a Syrian government missile attack killed two civilians in Douma. Artillery shelling injured civilians in the residential neighborhoods. The bombing also killed the reporter Suhaib Oyoun.

On Wednesday, the Civil Defense of Rif Dimashq documented that the Syrian government bombing of Douma killed eight civilians, including three Civil Defense volunteers. Three other civilians died of their injuries from a previous bombing.

The Jaysh al-Islam reported that Syrian government forces targeted Damascus with missiles to justify violating the UN Security Council resolution 2401, which includes a 30-day countrywide ceasefire.

Hamza Berakdar, the spokesman of the Jaysh al-Islam, declared that the Syrian government and its allies are responsible for targeting Damascus. He said that the government is trying to accuse the Jaysh al-Islam and to find “new excuses” to end the ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta, so they can continue with the military campaign.

The Jaysh al-Islam statement came after anonymous missiles killed two civilians and injured others in the Barzeh, Baramkeh, Mazraa and Dablan neighborhoods and in the al-Thawra and Khaled Ibn Al Waleed streets and the al-Marjeh, Arnous, Shahbandar and Sabe’ Bahral squares in Damascus.

In Idlib, suspected Russian warplanes launched two raids on a public market in Harem, Northern Syria (33 kilometers north of Aleppo). The raids killed 42 civilians and injured 30 others. The Civil Defense teams transferred the injured and the dead to nearby hospitals, while also still searching for survivors.

Suspected government warplanes bombed Binnish, Idlib, Northern Syria, and injured 12 civilians, including two women. The injured were transferred to nearby hospitals, including a woman and a man in a critical situation.

The Revolutionary Council and other revolutionary institutions in Kafranbel, Northern Syria (37 kilometers south of Idlib) refused to recognize the salvation government and any government of military factions.

The council reported in a statement that they refuse to recognize the salvation government affiliated with the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, for their practices toward the residents, such as requiring taxations and royalties, which worsens the people’s financial situation and obstructing the Free police.

In Aleppo, an International Alliance delegation, headed by U.S. officials, roamed Manbij, Northern Syria (80 kilometers east of Aleppo), coinciding with Turkish threats of launching a military campaign to gain control over the city. Several figures roamed the city, including the chancellor William Robak and U.S. Major General Jimmy Gerard. They roamed the streets and the covered market, accompanying figures of the Civil Administration of the city.

The delegation visited Manbij despite the statement of the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mevlut Cavusoglu. He said in the statement that if his country, along with the U.S. succeeded with repelling the Kurdish People’s Protection Units from Manbij, they will continue with other cities.

On Thursday, the Free Syrian Army factions of the Olive Branch operation gained controlled over three villages in Janderis, Afrin, Northern Syria (46 kilometers northwest of Aleppo).

The Olive Branch operation reported on their Twitter account that they gained control over the villages of Ba’i, Sofan and Kafranbo after clashes with the Kurdish Democratic Union militias, mentioning the Kurdish People’s Protection Units.

Turkey announced that an explosive device killed three soldiers and injured others in Afrin (43 kilometers north of Aleppo). A handmade explosive device exploded while they were removing the landmines, without mentioning the location of the explosion.

In Eastern Syria, activists from Deir ez-Zor reported that U.S. forces are reinforcing their bases in al-Omar oil field, on the east bank of the Euphrates. The base is the largest in the area. Last month, military convoys carrying heavy military equipment and other non-military equipment entered the field. The convoy entered the field through the al-Shadadi base in al-Hassakeh, protected by the SDF and American fighters.

The Assyrian Natoura forces are convincing the displaced Assyrians to return to Tal Tamr and its villages, Southern Hasaka, Northeastern Syria, after 14,000 people have left.

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اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | ترجمة سمارة بلبول | تحرير الترجمة Freda Hocaine 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 22 مارس، 2018 9:07:04 م تقرير دوليعسكريسياسياجتماعي جريمة حرب
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