The death toll in Syria on Wednesday 16/08/2017 reached 19 deaths including five children, a woman, and one killed under torture.
In Deir Azzour, seven civilians were killed; three in shelling on the town of al-Zabari and Sabikhan, one shot by ISIS while chasing a wanted man for human trafficking, another shot by Qasd militia while attempting to escape from ISIS controlled areas, one shot by Turkish gendarme, and one as a result of his health deteriorating due to the siege imposed on al-Jura neighbourhood by ISIS.
Furthermore, six died in Ar-Raqqah, four in international alliance shelling, and two as a result of a mine explosion remnant of ISIS.
In addition, two died in Russian shelling in the village of Hasiya. An additional two civilians were killed at the hands of Qasd militia in the village of Kaljabreen (Aleppo).
The killing of a civilian was documented as a result of clashes with government forces in rural Damascus. The killing of a civilian was also documented under torture in a regime prison.