Russia and Syrian government forces shell Idlib; Erdogan, "We will not watch from the sidelines"

تحرير عبيدة النبواني | ترجمة نهى سالطي | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 8 سبتمبر، 2018 8:20:23 م تقرير عسكريسياسي جريمة حرب

iLocal and field news:

On Saturday, Syrian government forces' helicopters targeted the village of Has, Southern Idlib, Northern Syria, destroying the city's Nabd al-Hayat Hospital. Syrian government forces' helicopters targeted the village with several explosive barrels, destroying the hospital and injuring civilians, including a woman. The bombing also destroyed the hospital's emergency room, three ambulances, and an electricity generator, damaging the hospital building severely.

The Syrian government forces and Russia shelled the villages of Abdin, al-Halbah, and al-Sarj, and the city of Khan Shaykhun, killing and injuring 15 civilians and destroying a Civil Defense center. A similar shelling targeted the towns of al-Tamaah, Hish, and Sahal; no information about damages was reported.

The loyalist artillery forces targeted the town of Qalat al Madiq, northwest of Hama, coinciding with Russian and Syrian government forces' shelling. Warplanes raided the town of al-Latamnah for 23 times and targeted the town with explosive barrels.  

In Aleppo, a loyalist forces sniper killed a Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighter near the city of al-Bab, east of Aleppo. The sniper targeted the FSA fighters while they prepared fortifications of the village of al-Krezat.  

In Daraa, a landmine explosion injured two people. The landmine exploded while Syrian government forces' members and Russian soldiers were removing barriers, preparing to open the roads that have been closed for years.  

In Deir al-Zor, the loyalist forces burned civilians' houses in the town of al-Kamsha, southeast of Deir al-Zor. A local source reported that loyalist forces' members forced him to exit his house and burned it later.   

The loyalist forces clashed with the Asayish security forces of the Kurdish Autonomous Administration, killing and injuring 12 members from both parties. The forces clashed in the city of al-Qamishli, 78 kilometers north of al-Hasakah, Northeastern Syria.  

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested about 22 people from the villages of al-Hamam, al-Barouda, and al-Mansoura as part of their arrests campaign. One day earlier, the SDF arrested more than five people in the 16 Tishreen Farm, without knowing the reasons. The SDF arrested 11 young men from the village of Qahtaniyah, some of them were fighting in with Thuwar al-Raqqa brigade.

Civil and local committees and activists organized two protests in the village of al-Hota, demanding to release detainees from the Syrian government's prisons. Hundreds of people from the villages of Khan al-Asal, Ayn Jara, Kafrnaha, Kafr Taal, and Urum al-Kubra, participated in the protests.

International and political news:

The spokesman of the National Liberation Front (NLF), Captain Naji Mustafa, said that they do not count on the Tehran summit to stop the threats of the Syrian government and Russia of attacking the Idlib governorate. Mustafa added that the NLF is ready to retaliate against any military campaign by the Syrian government and Russia on Idlib. Mustafa also said that they do not trust any Russian guarantees, as they know that Russia will not commit to these guarantees.    

The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said, "Turkey will not watch the killing of tens of thousands of innocent people in Syria to further the regime’s interests."

After the Tehran summit, Erdogan said in a Twitter message, "If the world turns a blind eye to the killing of tens of thousands of innocent people in Syria."

The United States' Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joseph Dunford, said that no decision had been made by the United States to employ military force in response to a future chemical attack in Syria.

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تحرير عبيدة النبواني | ترجمة نهى سالطي | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 8 سبتمبر، 2018 8:20:23 م تقرير عسكريسياسي جريمة حرب
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