The Syrian Human Rights committee documented the killings of 1328 civilians in various Syrian provinces. Their causes of death include bombing of explosive barrels, clashes with government forces, torture, regime snipers, poisonous gases- in particular chlorine, as well as lack of food and medicine due to the siege imposed on eastern Ghouta by government forces.
The number of deaths of children documented by the committee during this month reached 195 children. In addition 100 women were killed and 88 other civilians were killed under torture in government prisons and security centres.
At the hands of ISIS 49 civilians perished, majority of them were executed in the presence of their family members under various charges. Due to aerial bombardment by the international alliance 11 civilians were killed. Furthermore 23 civilians, majority of them children died as a result of lack of food and medicine due to the siege imposed on eastern Ghouta.
The capital Damascus and its suburbs exceed the rest of the Syrian provinces in terms of the number of victims this month; where the number of victims reached 286 deaths, followed by Aleppo with 263 deaths and then Daraa with 226 deaths.
The total death total in Idlib reached 152 deaths, 140 deaths in Deir Azzour, 91 in Homs and in Ar-Raqqah 83 deaths.
The killings of 71 civilians were documented in Hama and seven in Al-Hassaka. In addition the killings of five civilians were also documented in Al-Quneitra, one in Al-Latakia and one in Al-Suweida.