The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

20 civilian casualties killed in the countryside of Deir Ezzor raise the death toll by the International Coalition’s warplanes to 1226 persons including 450 civilians 

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that warplanes believed to belong to the international coalition targeted at the night of yesterday Monday the 17th of April 2017 al-Bokamal city located on the Syrian-Iraqi border in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, where warplanes targeted area near al-Masriyyah roundabout in the city, which caused a massacre of 13 civilians including women and children, also the bombing killed 3 members of the “Islamic State” organization of Iraqi nationality, and the same warplanes also bombarded areas in the western entrance of al-Bokamal city in conjunctions with targeting a car carrying members of the ” Islamic State” organization in al-Harri village in the countryside of al-Bokamal city, coincided with bombardment by warplanes of the international coalition on al-Hammar oil well area in the desert of al-Bokamal.

This massacre raises the death toll of civilians who were killed in bombing by the International Coalition’ warplanes to 20 civilians at least in the past 24 hours in Deir Ezzor province, where the International Coalition’ warplanes bombard areas in al-Husseiniya village in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor killing 7 citizens including a child and 2 women.

Which in turn raises the number of civilian casualties to 1226, they were killed by missile and aerial bombardment by the International Coalition on the Syrian areas since the 23rd of September 2014 until today the 18th of April 2017, including 261 children under the age of eighteen and 175 over the age of eighteen, which also have injured hundreds of civilians and damaged the property of citizens.