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Starting early in February to the 27th  day of the same month, the shelling[1] of northern rural Hama and southern rural Idlib, conducted by the Syrian/Russian forces, has triggered several intermittent waves of displacement, for no less than 8314 families have abandoned their homes in these areas. The majority of these families headed to camps near the border strip with Turkey while the remaining part is yet in the open air. The field researchers of Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ have monitored the displacement waves caused by the bombardment...
Between February 13 and 25, 2019, several cities and towns in the northern and western rural parts of Hama witnessed an increase in the tempo of bombardment[1] and the return of aerial raids[2] by the Syrian regular forces and their Russian ally. These towns endured a daily shelling that rendered no less than 12 civilians dead, including children, while others were injured. In retaliation, armed opposition groups targeted areas held by the Syrian governmental forces, which also resulted in injuries, describing their attacks as “a response to the regular forces’ violation of...
In southern rural Idlib and northern rural Hama[1], several regions witnessed a rising tempo of the Syrian regular forces and their Russian ally’s shelling in January 2019, for the regions have endured almost daily shelling that on numerous cases targeted civilian areas, leading to the death of no less than 22 persons, women and children included, and the injury of about 65 others. The shelling that targeted the city of Maarrat al-Nu'man, Idlib, is, however, considered the most violent, where the toll rose to 11 dead civilians and 35 injured others.