Loyalist erial and artillery shelling kills civilians in Daraa; Free Syrian Army factions form "Army of the South"

تحرير عبيدة النبواني | ترجمة نهى سالطي | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 8 يوليو، 2018 11:58:27 ص تقرير عسكريأعمال واقتصاد جريمة حرب

Local and field news:

On Sunday, an aerial, artillery and missile shelling by the loyalist forces on the villages and towns of the Daraa countryside, Southern Syria, killed at least three civilians, including a child and a woman, and injured others, as the forced displacement of the people of Daraa continues.

A local source reported that suspected loyalist warplanes targeted the village of Um al-Mayaden, Southeastern Daraa, with three airstrikes followed by artillery and missile shelling, killing one child and one woman, while suspected Russian warplanes targeted the surroundings of the Daraa city's Tariq al-Sad neighborhood, killing a civilian and injuring several others.

On Saturday, several opposition factions operating in the Daraa governorate, Southern Syria, announced their withdrawal from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) to form a unified military body under the title "Army of the South," declaring a state of general mobilization and calling on the rest of the FSA factions to join the new military body.

Earlier on Saturday, several forcibly displaced persons from Daraa refused to board the loyalist forces' buses that are usually used to remove people from their areas. The people were to be deported from the Syrian-Jordanian border area.

On Friday, Russia and the FSA factions in Daraa reached a final agreement to be enforced in all of the Daraa governorate except its northwestern countryside. The agreement includes a ceasefire and for FSA fighters to hand over their heavy weapons. The agreement also states that the fighters who refuse to sign it will be forcibly displaced to Northern Syria. Several factions operating in Northern Daraa discussed signing the agreement.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented more than 186 massacres committed in Syria during the first six months of this year. The loyalist forces committed 122 of the massacres, Russia committed 24 massacres, the International Coalition committed 15 massacres and the military forces of the Kurdish Autonomous Administration committed three massacres. Another 22 massacres were committed by unknown parties.

In a report published on Saturday, the Network reported that the loyalist forces and Russia committed 10 massacres in the last month, eight massacres in the Daraa governorate alone, during their military campaign in the region. The network added that the International Coalition committed three massacres in the same period, and two massacres were committed by unknown parties.

On Sunday morning, the loyalist forces targeted the village of Hasraya, Northern Hama, with heavy artillery shells, after a similar night shelling targeted the villages and towns of al-Latamnah, al-Janabrah and al-Maghayer. No casualties among civilians were reported.

On Saturday, an unexploded cluster bomb from an earlier loyalist forces' bombing on the village of al-Makramiyah, Northern Homs, went off and killed a civilian, injuring four others. Eyewitnesses said that the loyalist forces' warplanes targeted the area with a significant number of cluster bombs about two years earlier.

An explosive device planted by unknown persons exploded on the road between the town of Kafr Takharim and the village of Birat Armanaz in Western Idlib, injuring three civilians. The Islamic State announced planting an explosive device on the same road, saying that the explosion from that device killed a fighter from the opposition group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and injured several others.

In the Lattakia countryside, Western Syria, drones targeted the Russian Hmeimim air base. The attack is the eighth of its kind against the air base in the last four days.

In the al-Hasakah city, people loyalist to the Syrian government raised the Syrian national flag over the Kurdish People's Protection Units-controlled neighborhood of al-Nashwah. Dozens of people gathered to raise the flag, burning tires and blocking roads.

Officials from the Kurdish Asayish forces in the city of al-Hasakah reported that several Asayish fighters rushed to the location, but could not find anyone. The Asayish officials said that "veiled persons belonging to the loyalist National Defense militia" are responsible for creating frequent chaos in the city

The local council of the town of Ihtimlat, Northern Aleppo, issued a decision that limits the violations committed by well owners against the town's underground water. The violations led to a lack in drinking water and affected the watering of agricultural land in the area.

Sami Hayyani, the local council of Ihtimlat’s president, reported that the council made the decision due to the shortage of drinking water in the town and to the complaints by the people, adding that the water network that will provide water to the town is not yet finished, which forces the people to use wells in a random and illegal manner.

The industry and trade chamber of the local council of the city of Azaz, Aleppo, held a meeting to discuss the project of establishing an industrial zone and a duty free market near the Bab al-Salama border crossing in order to promote the trade exchange between Syria and Turkey. The head of the trade office of the local council, Ibrahim Derbalah, reported that about 110 Syrian merchants attended the meeting.

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تحرير عبيدة النبواني | ترجمة نهى سالطي | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 8 يوليو، 2018 11:58:27 ص تقرير عسكريأعمال واقتصاد جريمة حرب
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