المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Clashes of the Eastern Ghouta continue violently, at least 54 civilians are killed and wounded raising the death toll to more than 250 in 4 days of insane shelling

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored tens of airstrikes by warplanes, amid artillery and missile shelling on areas in the Ghouta which is besieged by the regime forces, where the violent clashes continue between the regime forces, supported by their Syrian and non-Syrian loyal gunmen against fighters of the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham, in areas in the Vehicles Department and its outskirts, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on Friday the 17th of November 2017 that warplanes carried out 63 raids at least, where 29 raids of them targeted areas in Harasta city and Mdira town which is near it and near the Vehicle Department, and 13 raid targeted areas in Arbin city which is controlled by Rahman Corps, and 4 raids targeted areas Zamalka city which is the stronghold of Ramadan Corps, and 2 raids targeted areas in Al-Shifonyyah and Mesraba, in conjunction with 8 raids targeted Douma city, and two raids targeted the outskirts of al-Ashari, and 4 raids targeted the outskirts of Hamuriya city, which caused the death and injury of more citizens, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented on Friday that death of 16 civilian citizens including 6 children and 2 women, they are 7 including 5 children and a woman were killed in shelling by the regime forces on areas in Douma city, 3 members of civil defense were killed in bombardment by warplanes on areas in Douma city, 3 citizens were killed in shelling on areas in Arbin city, and 3 citizens including a child and woman were killed in raids on Harasta city, and the aerial bombing has also injured about 40 citizens, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

Thus, the number of casualties who have been killed since the noon of Tuesday the 14th of November 2017, has increased to 42 casualties at least including 12 children under the age of eighteen and 3 women over the age of eighteen, where 16 citizens were killed today Friday by shelling by the regime forces on areas in the Eastern Ghouta, while 14 citizens were killed on Thursday, as well as 8 citizens were killed on Wednesday, and 4 others were killed on Tuesday, and in the details documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; the casualties who were killed today are 7 citizens including 5 children and a woman were killed in shelling by the regime forces on Douma city, and a chilled was killed by raids on Harasta city, while the casualties who were killed on Thursday are 5 citizens were killed due to raids carried out by warplanes on areas in Arbin city, and a child died affected by the injury he had by shelling by the regime forces on Arbin city, 3 children were killed by a shell on Biet Sawa town, a citizen woman was killed by rocket shelling on Douma and a man was killed by rocket shelling on Saqbq, and a young man was killed by shelling by the regime forces on Ein Tarma town, and two citizens were killed by shelling by the regime forces by missiles on Hamouriyah city, and the casualties who were killed on Wednesday, are 4 citizens including two children they were killed by raids targeted areas in Arbin city and a man was killed by rocket shelling on Saqba city, and another was killed by rocket and artillery shelling on Hamouriyah city, and 2 citizens were killed by aerial and artillery shelling on Douma city, while the casualties who were killed on Tuesday are 2 citizens were killed in artillery shelling by the regime forces on Arbin city, and two others were killed in shelling by the regime forces on Mdira town, and the number of the wounded has increased to about 210 wounded at least including tens of children and citizen women, some of them are still in serious situation, which may raise the death toll.

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