Two massacres in Khan Shaykhun city during 24 hours kills 13 citizens most of them are children and women • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Two massacres in Khan Shaykhun city during 24 hours kills 13 citizens most of them are children and women

Idlib Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Khan Shaykhun city which is located in the southern countryside of Idlib, witnessed air strikes carried by warplanes targeted areas in the western and the eastern alleys in the city, where the two raids caused human loses and wounded, in which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 6 citizens including a child and 3 citizen women, and the bombing also resulted in the injury of more than 10 persons, some of them are still in serious cases, which may raise the death toll, thus, the number of casualties whose death was documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights of who were killed in two massacres during the past 24 hours, carried out by warplanes targeted the city yesterday morning, and during the last night, has increased to 13 citizens at least including 4 children and 5 citizen women, and the city witnessed intensive air strikes during the past few days, which caused destruction in the infrastructure and more damage to the property of the citizens.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 21st of September 2017, that that warplanes believed to be Russian carried out tens of raids which targeted areas in Khan Shaykhun city and its vicinity and the roads that leads to it in the southern countryside of Idlib, which caused more destruction in the infrastructure of the city and the fall of more casualties, where the number of casualties who were documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, has increased to 9 citizens at least including a woman and the wife of her son and tree of her grandchildren and another woman, as well as a man, his wife and their son, and this is considered the highest death toll in one day since the massacre of black Tuesday in the 4th of April 2017, which carried out in Khan Shaykhun city which resulted in the death of 88 citizens including 31 children under the age of eighteen and 21 citizen women, in addition to the injury of tens others, and medical sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights then, that one of the neighborhoods in Khan Shaykhun city was shelled by substances believed to be caused by using gases, which caused suffocation, accompanied by heavy respiratory secretions, myosis, general paleness and spasm, and other symptoms appeared on the injuries.

 

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