Daily death toll | Eight persons killed on August 17 across Syria • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Daily death toll | Eight persons killed on August 17 across Syria

Further details of fatalities, documented by SOHR, can be summarised as follows:

 

  • Two children were killed in the explosion of an unexploded IED in an abandoned building in Masaken Hananu neighbourhood in the eastern part of Aleppo city.

 

  • A young man from Al-Jiza town in the eastern countryside of Daraa died under torture in a regime security centre, after over four years of detention. According to SOHR sources, regime security service informed the young man’s family of his death yesterday. It is worth noting that the young man had been a media activist, before regime forces regained control of Daraa province.

 

  • A displaced child from Maarrat Al-Nu’man city in Idlib countryside was killed in the explosion of an unexploded projectile in Bozikah village in Jendires district in Afrin countryside, north-west of Aleppo.

 

  • A young man was found dead in Al-Lajat area in Daraa countryside. The civilian was kidnapped nearly eight months ago.

 

  • A civilian from Al-Masrab town in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor died under torture in Saydnaya prison, after four years of detention.

 

  • An SDF fighter died of the wounds he sustained yesterday during a Turkish drone attack on a former military post in Sanjaq Sa’doun village in Amuda countryside in northern Al-Hasakah.

 

  • A Turkish soldier died of the wounds he sustained yesterday by rocket attacks by SDF on a border outpost inside Turkish territory, precisely in a town opposite Ain Al-Arab (Kobani), east of Aleppo province.