Hama (Syria News) The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, on Wednesday, that the Syrian regime forces shelled areas in the northern countryside of Hama.
The Observatory explained that the regime forces shelled the areas of Kafr Zita and al-Lataminah towns and the villages of al-Zakah and Hasaraya, north of Hama Province, after midnight yesterday.
Meanwhile, an exchange of fire, using heavy and medium machineguns, took place in the area of Zilaqiat, north of Hama, between the regime forces and their allied militants from one side, and the Islamic factions.
The Syrian regime forces renewed their shelling, at dawn today, on areas in Talaf Village and Aqrab Town, located in the southern countryside of Hama, causing material damage to the area, but no casualties were reported.
Furthermore, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published, last night, that the regime forces shelled the villages and towns of Qantara, Talaf and Aqrab, in the southern countryside of Hama, and the villages of Hwaiz and al-Qarqour in Sahl al-Ghab area (Ghab Plain), causing only material damage; however, no casualties were reported.
Artillery shelling was also carried out on the village of Zakat and Kafr Zita Town, in the northern countryside of Hama.
It is noteworthy that the United Nations revealed that more than 270,000 Syrians have fled the fighting taking place in the northwest provinces of Idlib and Hama between regime forces and Syrian rebels since mid-December 2017.