The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

New murder crime | Unidentified individuals kill child in his house in Al-Hasakah city

Al-Hasakah province: SOHR sources have reported that a 15-year-old boy was killed during an attack by gunmen on his house in Al-Mushayrifah neighbourhood in Al-Hasakah city. The attackers managed to escape, while the reasons behind the crime remain unknown.


The Syrian Observatory has documented eight murder crimes in SDF-controlled areas since early 2024, where domestic violence and armed robbery were behind some of these murders, while motivations behind the others remained unknown. These murders left ten civilian fatalities, including two children and a woman; they are distributed regionally as follows:


  • Al-Hasakah: Two children.


  • Deir Ezzor: A man and a woman.


  • Al-Raqqah: Five civilians.


  • Manbij: A young man.