Horrific Massacre in Dier Ba’alba in Homs
Human rights activists have reported that the district of Deir Ba’alba in Homs has witnessed a horrific massacre in which more than 220 civilians have been killed, following an attack on the area by Syrian regime forces and its Shabiha gangs. Whole families were executed, amongst them children, women and elderly. The number of civilians killed in Homs today has reached 227 until the moment of the writing of this report, amongst them 20 children and 20 women.
Whereas in Damascus and its suburbs, the number of those killed reached 55, 10 of them from the village of al-Nashabiah
In Aleppo and its suburbs, 39 were killed
In Deir Ezzor 21 were killed, among them 15 unidentified bodies
In Daraa, 11 were killed
In Hama, 11 were killed,
In Idlib, 6 were killed
And in Ar-Raqqah, two civilians were killed.
The Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) calls upon the international community to immediately put forward measures to save the lives of innocent civilians, and particularly in Homs, for the city has been subjected to a siege for more than 200 days and today, it was subjected to one of the most horrific massacres in Syria to date.
Syrian Human Rights Committee