المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

244 children and women between 700 others killed during 40 days of military operations in Aleppo

 

Regime forces backed by non-Syrian militants were able to advance in al-Ramousa area and other areas south and southwest of Aleppo after losing control on these areas since the 31st of July 2016 leading to human losses and injuries between civilians and fighters.

Where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented since the 31st of July until today the 8th of September 2016 the death of 696 civilians, including 160 children and 84 citizen women, they are: 252 civilians including 56 children and 26 citizen women were killed by bombing of the warplanes and helicopters on the neighborhoods of Aleppo city, and 8 civilians were killed in artillery and missile shelling by the regime forces on areas in the neighborhoods controlled by the factions at the eastern section of Aleppo city, and 198 civilians including 64 children and 29 citizen women were killed when shells launched by the factions at regime forces’ controlled areas in Aleppo, as well as two citizens one of them is a woman were killed by the factions’ selling on areas at Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood controlled by YPG in Aleppo.

 

The Observatory also documented in the same period the death of 184 civilian citizens including 34 children and 22 citizen women, they were killed by the bombing of warplanes and helicopters on several areas in the western, southern and northern countryside of Aleppo province, in addition to the death of a man by a sniper shot at the road of Aleppo – Afrin; where Kurdish activists accused the factions of shooting and killing him, 2 killed in unknown circumstances, and 3 killed by IS suicide attack in al-Khelfari area.

 

Also 41 persons at least -including 6 children and 6 citizen women minimum- and 13 of them -at least- are from one family were killed in two massacres carried by the Turkish warplanes, when they targeted areas of Maghr al-Srisat and Jobb al-Kusa in the southern countryside of Jarabulus, while they were controlled by the Military Council of both Jarabulus and Manbij.

 

While the air and missile strikes, the raids of Russian and regime’s warplanes and shells’ falling at the neighborhoods of Aleppo city and the countryside have resulted in hundreds of injuries, some of them are still in critical situations.

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