Communications Cut off and More Killing
Another bloody day in which until this moment 65 have been killed, mostly in Damascus and Aleppo.
In Aleppo, a horrific massacre was perpetrated in Azzibdiyeh following heavy air bombardment in which Assad regime forces used explosive barrels on civilian houses. Ten were reported to have died and a large number wounded, children amongst both. Bodies are still being pulled from the rubble. In Aleppo, the total of those killed reached 38, amongst them 13 children and two women.
In Darayya, Damascus, artillery also bombed the houses of civilians in another massacre, killing three children and their grandfather.
In Daraa, the town of Tafas was stormed by regime forces and Shabiha gangs, who proceeded to steal from shops and burnt over 200 houses.
Amongst other massacres and killings perpetrated today, the Syrian regime also cut off all internet in Syria, including all 84 IP addresses in the country, in a move which was documented by other media bodies worldwide. Syria has blocked many sites and cut off communications beforehand, although the extent of this communication cut off is unprecedented, once again displaying the full power of the Syrian regime in affecting the lives of its citizens and stopping them from the business and interactions of their normal lives.
The Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) strongly condemns the harrowing and horrific massacres taking place in Syria on a daily basis by the regime, and in which countless resolutions are being violated against innocent civilians and children, whilst the world watches. SHRC urges the international community to take action to stop this continuous flow of blood.
Syrian Human Rights Committee