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Russian Forces shell Northern Hama, wounding two women

Editing: Ayham Nasif |
Translation: Rose Kajo
Publication date: 2019/01/23 17:23


Hama - SMART

On Wednesday, the Russian Forces shelled the city of Morak, 27 kilometers north of Hama, Central Syria, wounding two women.

The journalist of the civil defense Ahmed Meqdad told SMART that the Russian forces stationed in the Kobeibat al-Huda village camp targeted heavy artillery the  Morak city, wounding two women. The women were transferred to a medical clinic.

Local activists reported that the Syrian government forces shelled the vicinity of villages of al-Lataminah and Kfar Zita, north of Hama, from their positions in the villages of al-Masasnah and Kobeibat. The sources did not know any information on civilian casualties.

On Tuesday, the Russian Forces shelled the Kfar Zita city, north of Hama, killing a girl and wounding two.

The bombing came two days after local officials met in northern Hama with a Turkish delegation at the Turkish observation point in the city of Morak. The local official demanded the delegation to take a firm stand on the Syrian government forces’ violation and their frequent bombing of the reduce escalation area in the governorate.

The Syrian government forces repeatedly shell northern Hama, although the region is included in the Turkish-Russian demilitarization agreement of September 2018, which separates the areas controlled by the Syrian government forces from the areas of the Free Syrian Army and the Islamic Brigades in Idlib and Northern Hama.