The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

More casualties raise the number of those who were killed by the shells which targeted the center of the capital Damascus during the past 24 hours to 12 half of them are children and women

Damascus Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: it hase increased to 12 persons at least including 3 children under the age of eighteen, 2 citizen women as well as a girl the sources said that she is a migrant labor from African, in addition to 2 persons whose identity is not known until now whether they are citizens or members of the regime forces, the number of those who were killed until now due to the fall of shells on places in the neighborhoods of Bab Touma, Al-Amin, Al-Shughur, Bab Sharqi, and other areas in the Old Damascus, yesterday Monday the 22nd of January 2018, and the number of casualties may increase because of the presence of serious injuries.


Thus, the death has increased to 61 persons at least including 3 children and 4 citizen women, who were killed as a result of the fall of these shells, and were documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights since that this escalation started on the 16th of November 2017, while it has increased to 348 persons who were injured in these daily targeting during 71 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.