24-hours Massacres claim the lives of 131 Syrian citizens more than half of them are children and citizen women • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

24-hours Massacres claim the lives of 131 Syrian citizens more than half of them are children and citizen women

The civilians’ death toll keep on rising, as a result of the successive and simultaneous massacres by warplanes during the past 24 hours, which have left hundreds of civilians either dead or injured in the provinces of Idlib and Rif Dimashq.

Where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the rising of the civilians’ death toll to 131, including 41 children under the age of eighteen and 30 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they all were killed in the raids that targeted the cities of Khan Shaykhun, Salqeen and Jisr al-Shughur and Saraqeb in the south, west, north and east of Idlib province; and the cities and towns of Douma, Saqba, KafrBatna, Hamuriya and Jesrin in the Eastern Ghouta, where 72 persons including 20 children and 17 citizen women were killed in bombing by warplanes on of Khan Shaykhun city south of Idlib province, and the medical sources confirmed that one of the neighborhoods of Khan Shaykhun city was bombed with material believed to be gases which caused suffocation and other symptoms, like intense breathing secretion, iris shrinkage, pail, general spasm, and other symptoms appeared on the injured people, while 20 people including 11 children and 3 citizen women were killed in the raids that targeted Salqeen city, and 8 civilians were killed in the raids that targeted Jisr al-Shughur city west of Idlib province, and a woman and 4 of her children were killed when warplanes bombed Saraqeb town in the eastern countryside of Idlib, while 28 citizens including 9 children and 9 citizen women were killed in targeting the cities and towns of Douma, Saqba, KafrBatna, Hamuriya and Jesrin in the Eastern Ghouta.