The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

De Mistura still evades commenting on the continuous Turkish massacres that killed about 100 persons, half of them are children and citizen women in 9 days of attempting to control al-Bab city

The killing continue against the Syrian civilians in areas controlled by the “Islamic State” organization, and the international community and his envoy stand silent, as the silence of the local community about the Turkish massacres against their fellow Syrians in the Syrian city of al-Bab, as if the blood that is being shed on the soil of al-Bab has no sanctity because of its presence on a territory controlled the organization, the organization for which teams, tanks and warplanes and battalions have arrived and were prepared to expel of the city, the city which saw from the those arrivals killing by mortars stuffed by death thrown here and there with one deference, and was clearly manifested in the killing of Syrian civilians, who had no fault except for that they were born in this the city or remained in it.

A massacre was carried out by the Turkish forces, it is not the first one, and may not be the last, but it is a ring in a long series of massacres committed in al-Bab city, this time the victims of the massacre were 10 civilian casualties of 2 families, they are a doctor and two of his sons under the age of 18, in addition to 3 men and 3 citizen and women and a child under the age of 18 from the same family, all of them were killed in the continuous Turkish artillery shelling and aerial bombardment on al-Bab city, this bombing -which left several other injuries- has also targeted the area of a hospital in the city, the Syrian Observatory did not know the extent of destruction in it because of the organization’s restriction of access to the area around the place of bombardment. The shelling increased the destruction of the city where large parts of it went out service, and also, the peace envoy to Syria went out of service, and remained silent without a comment about the massacres which frequency is started to increase, where it rose to 99, including 30 children under the age of eighteen in addition to the 19 citizen woman, the number of civilians who were killed since the last attack which began at the night of the 7th of February, due to shelling by the Turkish forces and the raids carried out by Turkish warplanes on the city, which in turn raise to 419 civilians at least, including 88 children under the age of eighteen and 51 citizen women over the age of eighteen in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, the number of civilians who were killed in the Turkish shelling on al-Bab city and its countryside and the towns Bzaah and Tedef since the 13th of November 2016, the date of the arrival of the “Euphrates Shield” to the outskirts of ​​al-Bab city and until today the 16th of February 2017, and within the casualties there are 328 civilians, including 79 children under the age of eighteen and 47 citizen women, they were killed in shelling by the Turkish forces and Turkish warplanes on areas in al-Bab city and other areas in the towns of Tedef and Bzaah and other places in the countryside of the al-Bab, since the first defeat for the Turkish forces in the 21st of December 2016 at the hands of the “Islamic State” organization, also the air and artillery strikes have resulted in the injury of hundreds of civilians, including hundreds of children and women.