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In the lowest monthly death toll in 4 years, less than 2000 persons killed and about third of them are civilians, during the first month of 2017

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 2001 persons during the month of January of 2017, they were distributed as following:

Civilian casualties: 645 including 138 children under the age of eighteen, and 91 citizen women over the age of eighteen, and they were killed as follows:
180 including 53 children and 33 citizen women were killed in raids by Syrian and Russian warplanes and by regime’s  helicopters on several areas of Syria
and 81 including 16 children and 12 citizen women were killed in shelling by the regime forces using rocket and artillery shells, missiles believed to be ground-to-ground, targeting and sniper bullets,
and 6 citizens were killed under torture in Syrian security prisons,
and 12 including a child and 4 citizen women were killed in targeting and the fall of mortar shells launched by the rebel and Islamic factions and the “Islamic State” organization,
and 115 citizens including 24 children and 15 citizen women were killed in bombing of the Turkish warplanes,
and 9, including a citizen woman were killed by the fire of the Turkish border guards,
and 26 including a citizen woman were executed by the “Islamic State” organization,
and 43 including 11 children and 6 citizen women were killed in the fall of shells launched by the “Islamic State” organization and by the fire of its machineguns,
and 2 citizens were martyred at the hands of Islamic factions and in their detention,
and 5 including 3 children and 2 citizen women were killed in the fall of shells and by the bullets of the rebel factions in Idlib and Aleppo,
and 42, including 6 children and 5 citizen women were killed in airstrikes by the warplanes of the international coalition,
and 61 including 9 children and 4 citizen women were killed in the detonating of cars and vehicles,
and 6 including 4 children and 2 citizen women died as a result of poor sanitary conditions and the lack of treatment and as a result of fires in the camps of displaced people,
and 2 citizens were killed at the hands of Syria Democratic Forces,
and 55 including 11 children and 6 citizens were killed in different circumstances like bullets by unknown gunmen, explosions, mines, sniper fires and unknown circumstances.

Syrian fighters of the rebel and Islamic Factions and the Syria Democratic Forces and other movements and organizations: 369

The regime forces: 180

Members of popular the committees, NDF and gunmen loyal to the regime of Syrian nationality: 199

Fighters of the Lebanese Hezbollah: 6

Fighters loyal to the regime of non-Syrian nationalities, most of them are of the Shiite sect: 7

Unidentified: 9

Fighters of the rebel and Islamic factions, the “Islamic State” organization, Jabhat Al-Nusra (Al-Qaeda organization in the Levant), Jaysh al-Mohajereen Wa al-Ansar and the Islamic Turkestan Party of non-Syrian nationalities: 586

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