المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

790 civilian casualties among more than 2700 people were killed in August 2017

More than 50% of civilian casualties in August were killed by International Coalition’s warplanes

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 2707 in August 2017 and the death toll is as follows:

Civilian casualties: 790 people including 203 children below the age of 18, and 130 women over the age of 18 who are as follows:

162 people including 38 children and 28 women who were killed in airstrikes of Syrian and Russian warplanes and the helicopters of the regime forces on several areas, and 35 people including 11 children and 5 women who were killed in missile, artillery shelling of the regime forces as well as shelling by missiles believed to be ground to ground and targeting and sniper fire, and 5 citizens were killed under tortures in Syrian security detentions, and 25 people including 9 children and 4 women in targeting and fall of shelling launched by Islamic and repel factions, and 10 people including 2 children and a woman who were killed in fire shooting by Turkish border guards, and 11 citizens including a child who was executed by ISIS, and 19 people including 6 children due to shelling and shooting by heavy machine guns by ISIS and 397 people including 114 children and 81 women who were killed in airstrikes of the international coalition, and 7 women including 4 children in car and vehicle bombs, and 9 people including 3 children and women who were killed by the SDF, and 48 people including 6 children and 7 women who were killed in mines explosions, and 16 people including 3 children who were killed in unknown circumstances and a person was killed in shelling between the Islamic factions, and 5 persons were killed by Hayaat Tahrir al-Sham, and 12 persons were killed in unknown shelling in Yarmouk Basin, and 10 civilians were killed including 6 children and 3 women drowned in Euphrates River.

Syrian fighters of Islamic and repel factions and the SDF and other movement s and organizations: 598

The regime forces: 232

Members of the Popular Committees, and the National Defense Forces, and militiamen loyal to the regime forces of Syrian nationalities: 306

Fighters of the Lebanese Hezbollah: 11

Fighters of militiamen loyal to the regime of non-Syrian nationalities mostly of Shiite people: 42

Unknown people: 15

Fighters of Islamic and repel factions and ISIS and Nusra Front (Qaeda organization of the Levant), and Mujahreen and al-Ansar Army and Islamic Turkestan Party of non-Syrian nationalities: 713

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reiterates its calls for the international parties to do their utmost efforts to stop the bloodshed of the Syrian people, who faced tyranny and injustice to reach a state of justice, democracy, freedom and equality, as we the Syrian Observatory pledge to continue to monitor and document the massacres, violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed against the Syrian people., in addition to the publication  of statistics about them in order to stop the perpetration of these crimes, violations and atrocities against the Syrian people, and to refer the perpetrators of these violations to the concerned courts of the state, so as not to escape their punishment for the crimes they committed against the people who was and still dream of having a democracy, freedom, justice and equality for all the people of Syria.

 

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