The Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) documented the killing of 1662 people during February 2016, with bombing by Russian and Syrian regime war planes being the primary reason for deaths documented. Other reasons included clashes with regime forces, Kurdish militias and ISIS, bombings carried out by the international alliance as well as executions carried out by ISIS, car explosions and sieges, as well as mortar rockets fired by battalions of the armed opposition, and shots fired by Turkish border guards and Kurdish militias.
SHRC also documented the killing of 264 children during February 2016, as well as 169 women, and 29 killed under torture in Syrian regime prisons and security branches. This is in addition to 568 that died due to bombing by Russian war planes and 23 that died due to bombing by the war planes of the international alliance.
Ninety people were killed at the hands of ISIS, whilst 80 were killed by car explosions in areas under Syrian regime control. Fifty five were also killed by various Kurdish militias, in addition to 55 that were killed by mortar rockets fired by battalions of the armed opposition into areas which fall under regime control. Thirty one died as a result of the ongoing sieges on the cities and towns of the Eastern Ghouta, as well as districts besieged by ISIS in Deir Azzour.
Aleppo witnessed the highest number of deaths with 588 people in the province killed, followed by rural Damascus in which 310 were killed and Homs in which 168 were killed.
In Idlib, 151 were killed whilst 144 were killed in Daraa and 99 were killed in Deir Azzour.
Forty five people were killed in both Ar-Raqqah and Al-Hasaka, whilst 24 were killed in the capital Damascus, and 18 were killed in Latakkia.