المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The shells fell on Damascus claimed the lives of 10 people and raise the death toll to about 410 people who were killed and injured in 70 days of escalation on the capital and its suburbs

The death toll is still increasing in the capital Damascus, as many people dies affected by their injuries, where it rose to at least 9 people, including a child and a woman and a young girl, sources said that she is an immigrant worker from Africa, who were killed in shelling on places in the neighborhoods of Bab Toums, Bab Sharqi, al-Shaghour, Al-Amin and other areas in the Old Damascus, today Monday, the 22nd of January 2018, and the death toll is expected to increase due to the presence of several injured in serious conditions.

Thus, the death toll rose to at least 60 persons including 3 children and 6 citizen women, who were killed as a result of the fall of these shells, since the beginning of escalation on the 16th of November 2017, and the SOHR documented the injury of more than 348 persons who were injured in these daily targeting during within 70 consecutive days, including tens of children and citizen women, some of whom have seriously injured and have permanent disability, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also monitored the continuation of the poor health condition of some of the injured people, which may raise the death toll, in which the shells have targeted since the 16th of November 2017, the areas of Al-Dawila, Al-Sawika, Al-Fahama Khalid bin al-Walid Street, and other areas in Old Damascus, as well as places in Al-Zablatany, Al-Qassaa, Bab Touma, Al-Mujtahed, al-Fayhaa, Al-Abasyeen, Al-Mayadeen, Seba’ Baharat, Aish Al-Warawar, Jermana, Dahyat Al-Assad, Military Teshereen Hospital and other places in the center of the capital, which caused material damage to the property of the citizens, buildings and shops in the places where these shells had fallen.

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