Seventy-three civilians were killed in Syria on Tuesday 15/10/2013 , among them five women and nine children.
The largest number of people killed were from Damascus and its suburbs, in which 28 were killed, among them three women from al-Qaboon that died due to shelling, four from al-Buwaidah that were also killed due to shelling and clashes, three from al-Yarmouk Camp that died due to shelling which targeted the neigbourhood, and four from Douma that died in clashes with regime forces.
In Deir Azzour, 16 were killed, among them five that died in clashes in the al-Sana’a District.
In Aleppo, 15 were killed, among them six from I’zaz that were killed in clashes between the “North Wind” and “The Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant”.
And in Daraa, nine were killed, among them four adults and three children from Nawa that perished when their car exploded due to a land mine in Tal Jamoo’.
And among those that were killed were three children from Nawa (Daraa) that died when their car ran over a landmine and exploded in Tal Jamoo’, as well as two from al-Tadamun in Damascus that were killed when an element from the “People’s Committee” threw a bomb into the “Abu Dhar al-Ghifari” mosque. A child from I’zaz in Aleppo died from a bullet from the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant”, and a man from Mhambal, Idlib, died due to the car explosion which took place in Darkoush yesterday. In addition, two media activists were killed: the first from al-moadamiyah was died in shelling of the Syrian regime, and the second from Deir Azzour was killed as he covered clashes in the al-Sana’a District. A civil activist from al-Moadamiya was also killed as he undertook his civil work in documentation and photography, and the President of the “Sharia Authority” in Al-Hasaka was killed in clashes in Tal Alwa.
Three were killed by regime sniper fire: the first from Tareeq al-Sad in Daraa was killed by the sniper at Daraa al-Mahata, the second from al-Sakhoor in Aleppo was killed by the sniper at the Suleiman District in Aleppo, and the third- in his twenties- and also from Aleppo was killed by a sniper at Prison Street a while ago, although his body was only recovered today.
Listing of Provinces according to numbers killed:
Damascus and its suburbs: 28 including 3 women and a media activist
Deir Azzour: 16
Aleppo: 15 including 2 children and a woman
Daraa: 9 including 4 children and 1 woman
Hama: 3 children
Total: 73 killed
(Names can be found in the Arabic Section)
Syrian Human Rights Committee