The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

At least 106 persons including 42 children of the “Islamic State” fighters’ families were killed by International Coalition’s warplanes in the largest massacre against the organization’s families in Syria


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the warplanes of the International Coalition renewed their bombing on Al-Mayadin city around 1:30 am Friday, the activists of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored these warplanes carrying out renewed airstrikes and targeting the Mayadin municipal building in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, which destroyed it completely, and cross-sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the airstrikes have killed tens of families the “Islamic State” organization, while there still missing people under the rubble of destruction.

And with this renewed bombardment it rose to 106 at least, the number of persons of the families of fighters of the “Islamic State” organization who were killed in 2 rounds of bombing by the International Coalition’s warplanes on al-Mayadin city, the first one was yesterday night Thursday, while the second round of bombing was after the midnight of Thursday, the Syrian Observatory learned that the vast majority of the bombing’s victims were children and women from the families of members of the organization of Syria and Moroccan nationalities, who were displaced earlier from Al-Raqqah and from other areas from Deir Ezzor province to Al-Mayadin city, including 42 children at least under the age of 16, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the killing of a minimum of 10 members of the “Islamic State” organization in the airstrikes that targeted after midnight the municipal building and completely destroyed it, and the numbers of those who were killed may still rise due to the presence of tens of injuries and missing persons.

The airstrikes also targeted the buildings of the electricity company and the blood bank in the city, causing considerable damage to the buildings, but no information about casualties, while the activists of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored an intense flight of the International Coalition’s warplanes over the past few days in the skies of Al-Mayadin city, where the local sources confirmed to the Observatory that the Coalition’s warplanes are almost always flying in the sky of the city.

Also it rose to 11 at least, the number of civilians who were killed in airstrikes carried out by warplanes of the International Coalition, which targeted yesterday night Al-Mayadin city, including 5 children under the age of 18 and 4 citizen women, they also have injured others, some of them are in dangerous situations.