المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Recovering more casualties in the Eastern Ghouta raises the overall death toll within 22 days to about 1140 casualties including 402 children and women

Rif Dimashq Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the bodies of 17 persons being pulled from under the rubble caused by the aerial and missile bombardment on Douma city yesterday, and in the details documented by the Observatory: the casualties are a man, his wife and 4 of their children, and a man and his wife and 4 of his children (3 of them were kids), and a woman and her son, a man and his wife and another man, all of one family, while it rose to 10 including a child and 2 women, the number of persons who were killed today in bombardment by warplanes on Arbin, raising to 23 including 8 children and 5 women, the number of persons who were killed today in aerial and missile bombardment on Harasta, Zamalka, Arbin, Ein Tarma and Jesrin, and in the same context, the clashes continue in Harasta area between the factions against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, in a continuous attempt by the latter to advance in the area, also the aerial and missile bombardment continue on the Eastern Ghouta.

And with the death of more casualties it rose to 1139 Syrian civilians in the Eastern Ghouta, including 240 children and 162 women, who have been killed in 22 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 4400 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 607 casualties including 99 children and 79 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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