The total death toll in Syria on Saturday 24/1/2015 reached 75 deaths including ten children, three women and five under torture.
A staggering 24 civilians were killed in Damascus and its suburbs. Another ten civilians were documented amongst the deaths of those perished in the shelling of a market in Humuriya on Friday 23/1/2015. Eight died in shelling on the cities of Arbeen and Madhaya (rural Damascus) including three children. Three were also killed in the targeting of al-Zablatani in the capital Damascus with mortar shells and one in clashes with government forces. A child died due to the siege on Yarmouk camp which led to the lack of medical care and food shortages and one from Yarmouk camp was killed in a government prison.
Daraa witnessed the killings of 23 civilians; 18 in clashes with government forces in rural Daraa; two in shelling, one when his car was targeted with a guided missile and two under torture in government prisons.
In Aleppo 12 civilians perished; eight died in shelling which targeted the city of Rafa’at, among them were two children, one executed while he was returning from the city of I’zaz and four were killed when a mortar shell was dropped on the area of al-Talal (Aleppo).
Furthermore nine were killed in Idlib; eight due to shelling on the city of Khan Sheikhoun and the village of Jaghfas (rural Idlib) and one under torture after enduring two years of imprisonment after he was arrested at al-Qatifa barrier (rural Damascus). A civilian from Hama was also killed in shelling on the city of Khan Sheikhoun (rural Idlib).
The killings of three civilians were documented in Homs in shelling; one in shelling on Tal Raf’at (rural Aleppo), two perished in Deir Azzour; one executed at the hands of ISIS and the other in the shelling on the city of Muhsin.
The killing of an additional civilian from the city of Jabla was also documented in Al-Latakia under torture in Sednaya prison after enduring two years of imprisonment.