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Report: Syria regime attacks displaced 200,000 civilians in five months

A child is been carried away after the Syrian Regime carried out a air strike in Idlib, Syria on 13 March 2019 [Ahmet Rehhal/Anadolu Agency]
A child is carried away by medical staff after the Syrian Regime carried out an air strike in Idlib, Syria on 13 March 2019 [Ahmet Rehhal/Anadolu Agency]

Syrian regime attacks in Idlib and Hama have displaced nearly 200,000 civilians over the past five months, the Director of the Syrian Response Coordinators Team, Mohammed Al-Hallaj, said.

Al-Hallaj told the Anadolu Agency that some 122,000 civilians have been displaced from the provinces of Idlib and Hama as a result of the Syrian regime attacks in the past one and a half months.

The displacement continues, he added, noting that the number of displaced civilians since the signing of the Sochi agreement in September last year has reached about 200,000.

In September 2017, Turkey, Russia and Iran signed an agreement to setup “de-escalation zones” in Syria which include Eastern Ghouta and the provinces of Idlib, Homs, Latakia, Aleppo and Hama.

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Since the beginning of this year, Syrian regime forces and allied Iranian militias have increased their attacks in the “de-escalation zones” in violation of the Sochi agreement.

Syrian regime attacks on the “de-escalation zones” have killed at least 152 civilians and wounded 445 since the beginning of this year.

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