The death toll in Syria on Saturday 23/01/2016 reached 103 deaths including 20 children, nine women, and three killed under torture.
A staggering 42 civilians were killed in Deir Azzour; 25 in shelling on the town of Khasham, ten in shelling on Ar-Raqqah on 21/01/2016, four from wounds sustained in shelling on the towns of al-Bulayl and al-Khareeta, two executed at the hands of ISIS, and one in clashes with ISIS in rural Aleppo.
In rural Damascus, 23 civilians were killed; eight in shelling on the towns of al-Ma’damiya, Hazrama and Kafr al-Awameed, 12 in clashes with government forces, two as a result of the lack of food and medicine due to the siege on the towns of al-Ma’damiya and Madaya, and one under torture in a government prison.
Daraa witnessed the killings of 14 civilians; 12 in clashes with government forces, one in shelling, and one under torture in a government prison.
Furthermore, eight died in Ar-Raqqah, seven in shelling on the city of Ar-Raqqah and the town of Ma’daan, and one under torture in a government prison. An additional eight civilians died in Aleppo; six in shelling on the town of Baza’a, one in clashes with government forces, and one shot by Turkish border forces while trying to enter Turkish borders.
The killings of five civilians were documented in shelling, three in Homs, and two in Hama. The killings of three civilians were also documented in clashes with government forces, two in Al-Latakia and one in Idlib.