One hundred and eight were killed in Syria on 20/12/2013, the majority of whom were killed in Damascus and its suburbs in which 46 were killed; among them 12 in Douma and four from Arbeen.
Thirty-three were killed in Aleppo, among them five that perished in shelling on Taadif.
And in Daraa, 12 were killed, including six from the city of Jasi that were killed as a result of shelling.
And among those killed was a child from Douma that died as a result of lack of food and medicine due to the ongoing blockade imposed by regime forces on the Eastern Ghouta, as well as a child from al-Safeera in rural Aleppo that died due to the extreme cold in the camp her displaced family were living in. A man in his thirties from al-Ma’adi (Aleppo) was found killed on Tareeq al-Matar, following his abduction by an armed group and a child from al-Sheikh Miskeen in Daraa perished in a land mine explosion in the city. A woman from Um al-Mayadhin in Daraa was also killed by regime sniper fire close to the city of al-Sayida Zeinab in rural Damascus.
SHRC also documented the killing of 13 women and 19 children, as well as a Reuter’s photographer that was killed as he covered the clashes close to the Kandi Hospital. In addition, the imam of the Omari Mosque in al-Wa’ar (Homs) died when the mosque was targeted with tank shells and mortar.
List of provinces according to numbers killed:
Aleppo: 46 including 8 children, 2 women and a member of the press
Damascus and its suburbs: 33 including a child
Daraa: 12 including 7 children and 1 woman
Deir Azzour: 7
Homs: 4 including a religious Scholar
Idlib: 4 including a child
Hama: 2 including a child
Total: 108 killed
(Names can be found in the Arabic Section)
Syrian Human Rights Committee