المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Shells target the outskirts of the capital and its suburbs leaving people injured

Sounds of explosions were heard again in the outskirts of the capital Damascus and other areas in the eastern suburbs, caused by targeting of shells, while shells fell on areas in Aish Al-Warwar neighborhood in the outskirts of the capital, injuring several people including a child, while shells fell on Al-Wafdeen camp suburb at the outskirts of the Eastern Ghouta, and no information about casualties.

The SOHR published that it documented that it  has increased to 92 including 13 children and 12 women, the number of those who were killed as result of the fall of shells and have been documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights since this escalation started on the 16th of November 2017, while it has increased to more than 488 persons who were injured in these daily targeting, 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-Dwel’a, 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, Teshereen Military 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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