المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Terrifying escalation in the death toll of the Eastern Ghouta raises it to about 1100 civilian casualties, more than half of them were killed since UNSC resolution

Rif Dimashq Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the number of civilians who were killed in the Eastern Ghouta continues to rise, as a result of pulling more corpses and the death of others in aerial bombardment in the Eastern Ghouta, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 20 civilians including 4 children and 3 women as a result of aerial and missile bombardment by hundreds of raids, barrels, shells and missiles, which targeted Douma city since Saturday morning, also it rose to 10, the number of people who were killed today in aerial and missile bombardment on Harasta, also it rose to 8, the number of persons who were killed in aerial bombardment on Arbin, also 35 citizens were killed including 8 children and 6 women as a result of shelling by warplanes on Mesraba town, which was controlled by the regime force, where many civilians remained under the rubble of destruction until some of them died, also 33 citizens were killed and their bodies remained under the rubble caused by aerial bombardment in Hamouriyah and Saqba.

And with the death of more civilians it rose to 1099 Syrian civilians in the Eastern Ghouta, including 227 children and 154 women, who have been killed in 21 days by the aerial, rocket and artillery shelling on the cities and towns of Douma, Harasta, Arbin, Zamalka, Hamouriyah, Jesrin, Kafr Batna, Hazza, Ash’ari, Nashabiyah, Aftries, Otaya, Al-Shifonyyah, Al-Marj area, Mesraba, Madyara, Beit Sawa, and other areas in the besieged Ghouta of Damascus, resulted in the injury of more than 4378 citizens including hundreds of children and citizen women with varying severity, some of them have permanent disabilities, while the bodies of tens of citizens are still under the rubble of destruction caused by the aerial, rocket and artillery shelling by the regime forces on the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, and the total death toll documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, includes 567 casualties including 86 children and 71 women who were killed and documented by the SOHR after the resolution of the UNSC, which failed again to stop the killing of the people of the Eastern Ghouta, and the shelling resulted in the fall of hundreds of wounded, where the number of casualties may increase because of the presence of serious injuries, amid the tragic humanitarian situation of the people of Ghouta, who intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that they do not leave the shelters for fear of the intensive shelling, amid inability of the medical staff to relieve all medical cases.

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