المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Warplanes and helicopters continue to be bombard the Eastern Ghouta, and more casualties in Douma massacre today raise the number of people who were killed to 416 in 5 days

Rif Dimashq Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of more casualties in the massacre the was carried out by warplanes and regime forces this morning; by targeting Douma city in the Eastern Ghouta, where it rose to 37 including 8 children and 3 citizen women, the number of persons who were killed in this massacre, and in the same context, the aerial bombardment continues on the Eastern Ghouta on the 5th day of intensive escalation, in which the Syrian Observatory monitored Thursday evening, the warplanes carrying out 7 raids on places in Arbin city and another raid on Douma city, while helicopters dropped 4 barrel bombs on places in Saqba city and Ein Tarma town.

And with the documenting the death of more civilians in the aerial, missile and artillery shelling and bombardments in the Eastern Ghouta, it raises to 416 including 96 children and 61 women, the number of martyrs killed by the aerial and ground shelling since Sunday evening the 18th of February 2018, and the casualties are: 59 citizens including 8 children and 7 citizen women who were killed in bombardment by warplanes on areas in Aftries town and Douma city, 85 citizens including 20 children and 12 women, were killed on Wednesday in bombardment by helicopters by explosive barrels on Kafr Batna town and airstrikes on Jesrin town and raids on Saqba, 128 citizens including 29 children and 16 women were killed on Tuesday, in the shelling on the areas of Nashabiyah, Otaya, Arbin, Zamalka Mesraba, Hamuriya, Saqba and Ash’ari, 127 citizens including 34 children and 23 women were killed on Monday, in the aerial and ground bombardment on Hamuriya, Beit Sawa and Saqba, Douma , Mesraba, Otaya, Nashabiyah, Zamalka, Aftries, KafrBatna, Al-Shifonyyah and Jesrin, 17 citizens including 5 children and 3 women were killed on the evening of Sunday, in aerial, missile and artillery bombardments on Saqba, Mesraba, Otaya and Ashari area.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published a little time ago that the renewed bombardment resulted in increasing the number of wounded to more than 2116 civilians, while there are tens of missing people under the rubble caused by the rocket, artillery and aerial shelling on the cities and town in the Eastern Ghouta, which may increase the death toll, in addition to the presence of a large number of injuries, some of them have serious injuries, amid inability of the medical staff to relieve all medical cases, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the bombardment of the warplanes and helicopters as well as the intensive shelling on the Eastern Ghouta, resulted in getting 10 hospitals and medical points out of service as a result of their targeting in Saqba, Douma, Beit Sawa, Jesrin, Arbin and other areas in the Eastern Ghouta, to decrease the ability of medical capacity even more, and crowd the places with the wounded who flock as a result of heavy and ongoing shelling by the regime forces,  led by the Brigadier Suhail Al-Hassan, which paves the way for a wide military operation in the Eastern Ghouta, through which the regime forces aim to regain the control of it.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept