The Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) documented the killing of 1964 people during August 2016, the majority of whom were killed by Russian and Syrian regime bombing.
Russian war planes were responsible for the death of 180 people, whilst Turkish war planes killed 24 and war planes of the International Alliance killed nine people. ISIS were responsible for the death of 142 people, whether through direct clashes with the group, or through mines left in areas the group had withdrawn from, or via executions they carried out against individuals with various accusations. One hundred and twenty-four were killed by shells fired by the armed opposition into areas which fall under regime control, 16 were killed at the hands of Kurdish militias, and five were killed due to the lack of medicine and nutrition in besieged areas. The Syrian regime was responsible for the deaths of the remaining victims.
Aleppo witnessed the highest number of victims with 844 people killed in the province, followed by Idlib in which 413 were killed, and then rural Damascus in which 195 were killed.
In Deir Azzour, the number of victims reached 130, whilst Homs witnessed the killing of 125 people and Hama saw the death of 110. Sixty-four were killed in Daraa.
Fourty-eight were killed in Ar-Raqqah and 19 in Al-Hassaka, whilst eight were killed in the capital Damascus. In addition, four were killed in Lattakia, two in Al-Quneitra, and one person in each of Al-Suwaida and Tartous.