المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Idlib | Young man killed in camps in unknown circumstances, and a baby girl suffers serious burns in fire in tent

Local sources say that a young man living in Tal al-Karama camp for displaced people, north of Idlib, was killed by gunshot, and likely committed suicide in unknown circumstances, where his body was found inside the camp.

Separately, a baby girl sustained severe burns as a fire broke out in a tent in Sa’ed camp near the town of Kelli, north of Idlib.

Yesterday, SOHR activists reported that a young man from Idlib countryside committed suicide by swallowing “pills”. According to the sources, the young man resides in the “Tajamo’a al-Andalus” camp for displaced people near the town of Zardana, where the young man was suffering from difficult financial conditions besides the psychological pressures caused by conditions of displacement. The young man had lost his sight in one eye as well.

On January 18, Syrian Observatory activists reported that a woman died affected by her injuries, after her husband set his house on fire in Atma town in northern Idlib, while the woman’s hands were shackled. Also, the man and his sons sustained sever burns due to the fire and they were taken later to the hospital.

According to local sources, the man was under the influence of drugs and decided to burn his family because of his poor health condition.

On December 18, SOHR sources said that a young man committed suicide by shooting himself on the road between Al-Bal and Suran in the northern countryside of Aleppo, which is under the control of Turkish forces and their proxy factions. The reasons and motives which spurred the young man to kill himself remained unknown.

While on December 15, SOHR sources said that a six-year-old girl died in the village of Bragida in northern Aleppo countryside, as a result of severe beating by her father who tried to strangle her, after discovering that she stole his money.

There were many stories about the incident, as some people exonerated the child’s father, while others accused him of premeditated murder. It is worth noting that the police arrested the girl’s father under investigation.

On December 11, Observatory activists documented the suicide of a young man from Afrin city by hanging himself inside his home. The young man was found dead inside his home in al-Ashrafieh neighbourhood after committing suicide for unknown reasons.

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