About 9500 Syrian civilians were killed and wounded during four months of escalated bombardment at the neighborhoods of Aleppo city using all kind of weapons


The killing machine continue taking the lives of Syrian civilian citizens, doesn’t care to the international community, which is still covering its ears and turn a blind eye to the killing of the Syrian civilians, where the city of Aleppo is witnessing for the fourth consecutive month an escalation of the bombing using all types of weapons, starting from the warplanes of Bashar al-Assad’s regime, through shells, artillery and missiles, up to snipers of all parties, which resulted in nothing but more casualties and further killing of the Syrian civilian citizens, since the 22nd of April 2016 significant damage was inflicted to the property of citizens and public utilities and hospitals, and wounded more than 8000 people, while it rose to 1396 civilian citizens -including 313 persons under the age of eighteen years, and 199 citizen women over the age of eighteen years- the number of people who were killed and the Syrian Observatory for human rights managed to document since the 22nd of April 2016 until the dawn of today the 22th of August 2016, they were killed in shelling by the regime forces and airstrikes targeting areas in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city which are controlled by the factions, and also killed in shelling by the rebel and Islamic factions on regime forces’ controlled areas in the western neighborhoods of Aleppo city, and also by the bullets of the snipers and the shelling on areas in Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood in Aleppo which is controlled by YPG.  


Among the total number of casualties which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was able to document, there are 730 casualties, including 142 children and 75 citizen woman, killed by hundreds of airstrikes carried out by warplanes on areas in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo which are controlled by the factions, also the bombing caused destruction of material and damaged tens of homes and property of citizens and buildings in the neighborhoods of which have been targeted, in addition to the injury of hundreds of citizens, including children, and citizen women.  


While SOHR documented the death of 89 citizens, including 25 children and 7 women one of them is an old woman; they were killed in shelling by the regime forces on areas in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo.



Also the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 538 civilian citizens, including 136 children under the age of eighteen, and 110 citizen woman above the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of tens of shells and local-made rockets and explosive gas cylinders on places controlled by the regime forces in the neighborhoods of New Seryan, Old Seryan, Aziziyah, Teshreen Street, Andalus Street, al-Mohafaza, Menyan, Mogambo, Halab al-Jadidah, Ashrafieh, Seif al-Dawla, Khalidiya, Maysaloon bridge, Sulaymaniyah, al-Qasr al-Baladi, Shahba, al-Masharqa, Hamdania, al-Telefon al-Hawa’ei, Jamiliyyeh, al-Midan, Al-Meridian, al-Martini, al-Iza’aa, Ramouseh, Saadallah al-Jabri Square, Jam’eyyat al-Zahra’a and several other areas controlled by the regime forces in Aleppo, in addition to injuring hundreds of people, including citizen women and children, and it also caused physical damage to the property of citizens.  


While 26 citizens were killed, including 7 children and 4 citizen women in shelling by the rebel and Islamic factions on areas in the neighborhood of Sheikh Maqsood which has a Kurdish-majority and controlled by YPG in Aleppo.  


And 6 citizens were killed in shelling and shooting in al-Castelo road and in al-Halk neighborhood in Aleppo and its outskirts, and crossed sources confirmed that the snipers of The Syrian Democratic Forces have opened fire on them and killed them.  


And a lady and her child and the uncle of the child, as well as two citizen women and two children of one family were killed in an explosion of a mortars shells plant in a building at the neighborhood of al-Sekkary in Aleppo city.  



We in the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, consider the temporary truces for hours, are not to stop the blood shedding of the civilians, nor to stop committing massacres against them, but rather than a break for the killers and the perpetrators of the massacres against the people of Aleppo city and the Syrian people, before resuming committing their crimes, also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights renews his call for the referral of the file of war crimes and the crimes against humanity to the international Criminal Court, so the killers do not escape the punishment in a frame of any international political solution.  

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