Massacre at al-Bokamal claims the lives of an entire family and raise the death toll to 270 at least in 13 days of escalated aerial bombardment on the countryside of Deir Ezzor • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Massacre at al-Bokamal claims the lives of an entire family and raise the death toll to 270 at least in 13 days of escalated aerial bombardment on the countryside of Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that warplanes targeted al-Bokamal city in the past 24 hours, which caused a massacre claimed the life of a family of a man, his wife and their six children, also the bombing wounded other people, it was not known whether the warplanes that targeted Bokamal city belong to the Coalition or the Russians, while warplanes believed to be Russian bombed the area of the river crossing at al-Tayyaneh town which caused casualties, where at least 4 persons killed and one of them was turned to body pieces, and the bodies are still unidentified until now, raising to 270 at least, including 59 children and 67 citizen women, the number of people killed in aerial bombardment since the dawn of Friday the 29th of September 2017 until the 11th of October 2017, as a result of the aerial bombardment on Deir Ezzor Province, also the bombing wounded hundreds of others and some of them are still in serious conditions.

And the strikes which were carried out by the Russian as well as the regime’s warplanes and helicopters have caused the displacement of about 100 thousand citizens from the villages extended from Al-Bomar town to Al-Bokamal and Al-Mayadin cities, including tens of thousands of children and citizen women, who left their houses in their villages, towns and cities, heading to Deir Ezzor desert, avoiding the intensive bombing accompanies by the Russian supported operations of the regime forces in Deir Ezzor, and “Al-Jazeera Storm” operation backed by the International Coalition, which were accompanied by the displacement of about 50 thousand citizens from the villages and the towns of Hatla, Al-Salihiyah, Marrat, Mazlum, Khesham, Tabyat Jazeera, Jadeed Bakkara, Jadeed Ekaydat, Al-Dahlah and Al-Sabha, in the eastern banks of  the Euphrates River to areas far from the shelling and the clashes and before the start of the regime’s military operation, which aims to advance into the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor and Al-Mayadin city.