One hundred and fourteen civilians were killed in Syria on Friday 11/10/2013, among them nine women and 24 children.
The largest number of killings took place in the province of Damascus, and in which 37 were killed, among them nine who were killed when the mosques of Saqba and Kafarbatna (rural Damascus) were targeted at the time in which worshippers were leaving the mosque. Five others were killed in clashes at al-Dhiyabiah, in addition to three children who died due to malnutrition as a result of the siege imposed on the Eastern Ghouta, as well as three who died under torture.
In Aleppo, 30 were killed, among them five (four of them being children) that were killed due to air raids on al-Safeera, as well as two women and two children from Qadi Askar that also died due to shelling on the neighbourhood. And three from al-Haidariya and five others were killed by sniper shots.
In Idlib, 17 were killed, among them ten (including three women and four children) who died as a result of explosive barrels being used during the bombing of the village of Kansafra.
In Homs, 12 were killed, among them three who died during the shelling of al-Rastan, and four from Tadmur that were killed in Hama.
In Daraa, 10 were killed, including five from Tafas, Daraa.
And in Ar-Raqqah, five were killed during shelling on the area of al-Karraj.
And among those who were killed were two children from Douma (2 months and 15 days respectively), and a third from al-Moadamiya (7 years) that died due to lack of nutrition as a result of the ongoing siege imposed on the Eastern Ghouta. A civilian from Arbeen, rural Damascus, died after suffering a stroke in prison. He had been arrested and imprisoned since 26-2-2013. A civilian from Hamouriya (rural Damascus) was executed at a security checkpoint, and a calligrapher who had written the Quran 13 times, from Yalda (rural Damascus) was killed during shelling. A civilian in his fifties from al-Quseir in Homs was kidnapped and killed by armed men- he was found close to the mountains; and another civilian from Sarmeen (Idlib) was found killed close to his car. Two Palestinians from the Yarmouk camp in Damascus were also killed in clashes at al-Husseiniya.
Four died under torture: the first from al-Midan (Damascus) who had been imprisoned since Ramadan, and the second from Arbeen (rural Damascus) who had died under torture during Ramadan 2013 in the Ministry of Irrigation close to the city of Harasta in rural Damascus. He was then transferred to the al-Khateeb Branch in Damascus. He was initially imprisoned on 26-2-2013. The third was a journalist from Aleppo who died under torture at the hands of the Air Intelligence in Aleppo, and the fourth from Deir Atiya in rural Damascus.
Eight were killed by regime snipers: the first from Arbeen (rural Damascus) who was killed in the al-Wafideen Camp, as well as a child from Qadi Askar and a civilian in his twenties from Bustan al-Qasr who were both killed by the sniper stationed at al-Qasr al-Baladi. A civilian in his fifties from Aleppo was killed by a sniper at al-Sheikh al-Maqsood neighbourhood, and a woman in her forties from al-A’thamiah in Aleppo was killed by the sniper at the Karraj al-Hajz crossing. Another child from Aleppo was killed by a sniper at al-Sheikh Khidr, and the seventh was a man from Nawa, Daraa, who was killed by a sniper in the city. The eighth civilian was a judge from al-Wa’ar in Homs who was killed by a sniper in the neighbourhood.
SHRC also documented the killing of a media activist from Manbaj, rural Aleppo, who died in clashes at Abo Jareen; as well as a defected sergeant from Qarfa, Daraa, who died in clashes in al-Quneitra.
List of Provinces according to numbers killed:
Rural Damascus: 37 including 4 children and three under torture
Aleppo: 30 including 10 children, 3 women and one who died under torture
Idlib: 17 including 4 children and 2 women
Homs: 12 including a child and a woman
Daraa: 10 including 4 children and a defected sergeant
Ar-Raqqah: 5 including a child
Deir Azzour: 2
Total: 114 killed
(Names can be found in the Arabic section)
Syrian Human Rights Committee