Syria Daily Report 30/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 102 | Russian air forces airstrikes cause 27 casualties | 2 killed on Castello road cause protests against Kurds in Sukkari neighborhood | 26 barrel bombs dropped on Darayya

Explosion in Talbisah caused by russian air force airstrikes. Image courtesy of @JulianRoepcke.
Explosion in Talbisah caused by russian air force airstrikes. Image courtesy of @JulianRoepcke.

Homs Governorate:

  1. 27 civilian casualties caused by russian air force airstrikes on Alzaafaranah, Talbisah, and ar-Rastan. The number of casualties is expected to rise due to the number of severe injuries caused and missing persons yet to be found under the rubble. Russian officials initially claimed that their involvement in Syria will target IS forces yet these airstrikes and the airstrikes in Hama are targeting opposition forces directly.
  2. One civilian casualty and 20 injured during opposition shelling of Alawite neighborhoods in central Homs including al-Zahra and Karm al-Shami.
  3. Clashes break out between islamist opposition fighters and the SAA in Si’in al-Aswad.

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Syria Daily Report 29/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 114 | Casualty numbers in Mayadin and Homs rise | Two SAA tanks destroyed in al-Wafddien Camp | SAA continue to push towards Kuweyres Military Airport | Ongoing Quneitra fighting

Deir ez-Zor Governorate:

The number of casualties caused by yesterday’s SyAF airstrikes on a market in Mayadin has reached 31 and is still expected to rise.

Homs Governorate:

  1. A total of 25 civilian casualties were caused by the SAA surface-to-surface rocket strikes two days ago on al-Waer neighborhood, northwest Homs.
  2. Clashes break out between SAA and IS forces in Maksar al-Hesan.

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Syria Daily Report 28/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 126 | 15 civilians killed by SyAF airstrikes on a market in Mayadin | 26 explosive barrels dropped on Darayya | Six killed as a rocket under construction explodes in Khan Assubul | SAA advance against IS towards Kuweyres

Explosions caused by SyAF airstrikes on Mayadin. Image courtesy of @wayf44rer14.
Explosions caused by SyAF airstrikes on Mayadin. Image courtesy of @wayf44rer14.

Deir ez-Zor Governorate:

SyAF airstrikes on a market in Mayadin kill 15 civilians and injure more than 50. The number of casualties is expected to rise due to the severity of the injuries caused.Read More »

Syria Daily Report 27/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 86 | 19 civilians killed in 24 hours by SAA in Homs | al-Fu’ah – Zabadani ceasefire still in effect after islamist opposition shelling | 6 civilians killed by SyAF in Hesh | Sheikh Maqsoud fighting continues, Castello Road closed

Damage in al-Waer Neighborhood, northwest Homs. Image courtesy of @zaidbenjamin.
Damage in al-Waer Neighborhood, northwest Homs. Image courtesy of @zaidbenjamin.

Homs Governorate:

  1. 17 civilians killed by a surface-to-surface missile launched by the SAA on al-Waer Neighborhood, Homs, yesterday. Another two civilian casualties were caused by an additional surface-to-surface missile launched today on the same neighborhood.
  2. 20 SyAF airstrikes hit Palmyra since the morning with no reports of casualties as of yet.
  3. SAA and opposition forces clash in Umm Sharshuh, north of Homs.

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Syria Daily Report 26/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 90 | 30th Division gives JAN supplies | First stage of ceasefire in Zabadani – al-Fu’ah underway | 10 casualties in Quneitra fighting | 5 civilian casualties in SyAF bombing of Aleppo

30th Division:

US officials confirmed that 6 pickup-trucks and some ammunition were given by 30th division fighters to JAN to ensure safe passage to Syria. These weapons and vehicles were supplied to the 30th Division by the US forces in order to better fight against the IS. Colonel Patrick Ryder, a spokesperson for US central command, stated that “If accurate, the report of NSF members providing equipment to al-Nusra Front is very concerning and a violation of Syria train and equip program guidelines”.Read More »

Syria Daily Report 24/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 76 | 6 month ceasefire in Zabadani – al-Fu’ah | 10 civilians killed by SyAF airstrike on Kafar Roma | Opposition and JAN shelling of Nubl and al-Zahraa renews | Heavy fighting by SAA under russian air cover – Kuweyres

Ceasefire:

Under Turkish and Iranian authority and backed by the United Nations, a 6 month ceasefire in al-Fu’ah, Kafarya, Zabadani, and Madaya was reached. The agreement has not yet been released formally. The ceasefire agreement includes the safe evacuation of women and children besieged in al-Fu’ah and Kafarya as well as the opportunity for all opposition forces and their families remaining in Zabadani to safely leave the city and move to Idlib Governorate. Also, severely wounded opposition fighters in Madaya will be allowed transportation out of the village to receive medical treatment.Read More »

Syria Daily Report 23/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 128 | Syrian government confirms russian involvement | Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar join JAN | SAA clash with opposition in Daraa | IED detonated on a bus in Homs

Russian UAV deployed in Syria. Image courtesy of @aawsat_News.
Russian UAV deployed in Syria. Image courtesy of @aawsat_News.

Russian Involvement:

The Syrian government issued an official statement confirming the russian reinforcements arriving at the port of Latakia and the russian fighter jets and UAVs used up until now to attack IS personnel in Raqqah, Deir ez-Zor, and Homs governorates. American sources stated that more than 500 russian infantry have also arrived at Syria.

Opposition Factions:

Jaysh al-Muhajirin Wal-Ansar, an islamist opposition faction, have sworn allegiance to JAN and joined their ranks thus adding more than 1500 fighters to the faction of JAN.Read More »

Syria Daily Report 22/09/2015

38 IS members killed in Homs Governorate | al-Fu’ah – Zabadani ceasefire to be extended | al-Assad Suburb fighting continues | VBIED explosion in al-Zahra – Homs

VBIED explosion in al-Zahra Neighborhood, Homs. Image courtesy of @Journalist_Omar.
VBIED explosion in al-Zahra Neighborhood, Homs. Image courtesy of @Journalist_Omar.

Homs Governorate:

  1. 38 IS casualties during several airstrikes carried out by the SyAF in the last 24 hours on areas in Palmyra, al-Quaryatayn, and as-Sukhnah.
  2. An explosion was heard in the Alawite neighborhood of al-Zahra, central Homs, caused by a VBIED. One civilian casualty and 12 injuries were reported.
  3. JAN and opposition forces fight against the SAA in areas north of Homs. Reports of casualties on both sides.

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Syria Daily Report 21/09/2015

Yesterday’s casualties: 103 | SAA target a civilian market in Aleppo, kill 18 | Russian involvement increases | 13 civilians die in Marrat | 10 executions by opposition courthouses in Homs and Aleppo

Aleppo Governorate:

  1. The SAA launch a surface-to-surface rocket on a market in Sha’ar Neighborhood, Aleppo, causing the death of 18 civilians. As ambulances and rescue teams arrived at the scene the SAA continued to shell the area causing more injuries.
  2. 3 civilian casualties and 25 injuries caused by opposition shelling of al-Jabbariyeh Neighborhood and Midan Neighborhood, central Aleppo.
  3. Clashes break out between opposition forces and the SAA in the old city of Aleppo.

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