The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The International Coalition completes its second year of intervention in Syria, killing more than 6200 persons, including 611 Syrian civilians


At the 23rd of September 2016, the warplanes of international coalition complete their second year of airstrikes that targeted Syrian areas since the 23rd of September 2014, where the airstrikes targeted areas in the Syrian north from the Syrian border with Iraq, targeting Fath al-Sham Front “Nusra Front formerly”, the “Islamic state” and other factions, until targeting the regime forces at the outskirts of Deir Ezzor airbase and its overlooking Mountain of al-Thardeh.


These raids have killed 6213 civilian persons, members of the “Islamic State”, Fath al-Sham Front, Islamic factions and the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, they also injured hundreds of others, the overwhelming majority of them are “Islamic state” members.


Among the total casualty there are 611 civilian Syrian citizen, including 163 person under the age of eighteen, and 90 citizen women over the age of eighteen, killed in raids by warplanes on oil areas where there is an oil refineries, oil wells, buildings and vehicles, in the provinces Al-Hasakah, Al-Raqqah, Aleppo, Idlib and Deir Ezzor, including a family of a man and his wife and their five children, were killed by the bombing of the Coalition’s warplanes on the village of Dali Hassan east of Sarrin town northeast of Aleppo province, and about 60, including 12 children, were killed in bombing by Coalition’s warplanes on al-Tokhar area in the northern countryside of Manbij, and 64 civilians killed in a massacre at the night of Thursday-Friday 30th/4 and 1st/5 of 2015 in the village of Bir Mahhalli near Sarrin town south of Ayn al-Arab (Kobani) city as following: 31 persons under the age of eighteen (16 male and 15 female), 19 citizen women over the age of eighteen years, 13 men over the age of 18, and an eighteen years old boy.


Also the “Islamic State” informed the family of a man from the city of al-Mayadin that he was killed in the bombing by the International Coalition’s warplanes on one of the organization’s headquarters in the area, where the man was detained by the organization during the bombing, while one of the guards in al-Omar oil field was also killed in the International Coalition’s bombing on the field.


A commander in the “Islamic state” organizing was also killed with his wife and four of their children, in the bombing by the International Coalition’s warplanes on Dabeq area in the northern countryside of Aleppo.



Also 5357 members at least from the “Islamic state” were killed, the majority of them are not Syrians, was killed by airstrikes and raids of the Coalition’s warplanes in the provinces of Hama, Aleppo, Homs, Al-Hasakah, Al- Raqqah and Deir Ezzor, including tens of leaders of Syrian, Arab and foreign nationalities, most notably Abu Omar al-Shishani, Abu Osama al-Iraqi the Wali of “al-Baraka State”, Amer al-Rafdan” the former Wali of “al-Baraka State” and Abu Sayyaf and others.


Also 136 fighters at least from Fath al-Sham Front were killed in the bombing by the International Coalition’s warplanes on headquarters of Jabhat Al-Nusra in the western countryside of Aleppo and the northern countryside of Idlib, the most prominent is the leader in al-Qaeda Muhsin al-Fadhli, Abu Humam, Abu Omar al-Kurdi, Abu Hamza al-Faransi and Abu Qatada al-Tunusi.


While 10 fighters from Jaysh al-Sunna were killed in the bombing of the International Coalition’s warplanes on their HQs in Atamah area in the countryside of Idlib, also a fighter from an Islamic Brigade was detained by the “Islamic state” killed in bombing by International Coalition’s warplanes on a headquarters for the “Islamic State” in the township of Ma’dan in the countryside of Al-Raqqah.


Also a media man works for agency belongs to the “Islamic state” was killed in airstrikes carried out by warplanes believed to be for the International Coalition on areas in the village of Tal Battal in the northern countryside of Aleppo.


While the international coalition warplanes killed 90 members at least from the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them by targeting the Artillery battalion and other sites in the vicinity of al-Thardeh Mountain in Deir Ezzor city.


We, in the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, believe that the human losses in the ranks of the “Islamic State” and other Islamic factions are greater than the number we managed to document so far, because of the extreme secrecy by the targeted parties about their human losses.


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, and with the international coalition’s completing for two years of airstrikes targeting the Syrian areas; which caused great destruction in the property of citizens, as well as killing 611 Syrian civilian citizens, including more than 250 children and citizen women, we strongly condemn targeting civilians in anywhere and under any pretext and in any time by the international coalition and these parties, because they went deaf regarding these persistent calls earlier by the Observatory repeatedly, the Observatory also renews the call to spare the civilians from any military action on the Syrian soil, because the sons of the Syrian people have had enough killing, where millions of them were killed, injured and displaced as the result of the shelling and bombing that targeted their areas, while the international community continues its horrifying silence towards the Syrian people’s pain and hopes of reaching the state of justice, equality, democracy and freedom, as well as punishing those who have killed and helped in the killing, and bringing them for justice in the specialized courts.