More than 13,000 civilians including more than 5000 child killed by Aerial bombardment by Syrian and Russian warplanes in 23 months
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented 35775 raids at least, carried out by Bashar al-Assad’s regime warplanes and helicopter in 20 months from the 20th November 2014 until the dawn of the 20th September 2016. The barrel bombs and raids targeted hundreds of farms, communities, towns, villages and cities in Syria, in most of the Syrian provinces.
Where the Syrian Observatory was able to document dropping 36585 barrel bombs by regime’s helicopters on several areas in the provinces of Damascus, Rif Dimashq, Aleppo, Al-Hasakah, Hama, Daraa, Latakia, al-Suwaidaa, Homs, Al-Quneitra, Deir Ezzor and Idlib.
The Observatory also documented 30056 raids at least carried out by the regime’s warplanes, their missiles targeted several areas in the provinces of Damascus, Damascus, Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia, al-Suwaidaa, Homs, Quneitra, Daraa, Hasaka, Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah, Hama.
Also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 9527 civilian citizens, they are 2067 person under the age of eighteen, 1363 citizen women over the age of eighteen and 6097 man, all were killed by warplanes and helicopters dropping barrel bombs and using rockets and heavy machine-guns, in addition to the killing, they also injured about 50000 other civilians, and displaced tens of thousands of citizens, the raids and airstrikes also resulted in mass destruction of both public and private property, and considerable material damage in several areas.
The raids, airstrikes and bombing also resulted in to the death of at least 5598 fighters from the rebel and Islamic factions, Jabhat Al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Levant), the “Islamic state”, the Islamic Turkestan Party and several other factions. The raids, airstrikes and bombing also injured thousands of others.
Also, 8899 killed by Russian airstrikes during 9 months
And the casualties were as follows: 3506 civilian citizens, they are 827 persons under the age of eighteen, 523 citizen women over the age of eighteen and 2156 male over the age of eighteen, as well as 2704 member from the “Islamic State” organization and 2476 fighter from the rebel and Islamic factions, Jabhat Al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Levant), the Islamic Turkestan Party and fighters from Arab and foreign nationalities.
We in the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and through publishing the documented statistics of human losses, which the civilian Syrians are their main victims due to the military operations in Syria, in addition to documenting the war crimes and the crimes against humanity which are continuously committed in Syria, we are also seeking to send a message to the international community, carried through the cries and pain of the Syrian people, perhaps these shocking statistics, cries and pain may move the conscience of this community to act for the immediate sopping of the ongoing murders against the Syrian citizens, and to bring the criminals to the specialized international courts, so they get their punishment.