Regime and Russia Strike 12 Medical Facilities in Idleb and Hama Within Days

With the upturn in the number of attacks across Idleb and Hama, schools, medical facilities and Civil Defense centers have been subject to artillery, rocket and aerial bombardment reports Smart News.

On Monday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights documented the Syrian regime forces and Russia bombarding 12 medical sites over 10 days in the Hama and Idleb provinces in central and northern Syria.

The network said on social media that regime forces and Russia had escalated their operations in the de-escalation zone in Idleb and Hama, striking 12 medical sites from Apr. 26 to May 6, 2019, putting most out of service.

On Sunday, three hospitals went out of service as a result of rocket bombardments by Russian warplanes, which were al-Maghara in the town of Kafr Zeita in Hama, as well as al-Jurahi in Kafr Nubl and Nabd al-Hayat in the village of Hass in Idleb.

On Saturday, a member of Emergency Coordinators said that the regime and Russia had struck five educational facilities and four health facilities and two displaced camps and two Civil Defense centers.

Idleb and northern Hama have for days been subject to artillery, rocket and aerial bombardment by Syrian regime and Russian warplanes, which have killed and wounded hundreds of civilians as well as damaging hospitals and public facilities and displacing tens of thousands of people.

Idleb and northern Hama are part of the de-escalation zone agreement that the sponsor countries of Turkey, Russia and Iran reached at the Astana conference in December 2017, as well as the demilitarized zone agreement signed between Russia and Turkey on Sept. 17, 2018.


This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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