The Directorate for Documentation of Violations and Human Rights in the Syrian Interim Government reported that, in the month of October, at least 68 individuals, comprising 12 women and 24 children, lost their lives in northern Syria. Furthermore, 171 people, including 41 women and 54 children, sustained injuries.
In its monthly report detailing the death toll for October, the Directorate specified that the terrorist PYD militia was responsible for the death of one person and the injury of two children, while the rest were killed in attacks by the Assad regime and Russian forces.
The Directorate noted that it documented no fewer than 490 attacks in northern Syria during the same month. Of these, the Assad regime and its allies were responsible for 484 attacks, while the terrorist PYD militia was implicated in six others.
The Directorate highlighted that the Assad regime and its allies were behind three fatal attacks in the towns of Al-Qarqur in the Hama countryside, al-Atarib in western rural Aleppo, and in the Saraqib IDP in the Idlib countryside.
The report further pointed out that the Assad regime and its allies initiated at least 22 attacks on vital civilian facilities, and the regime, along with its allies, was responsible for deploying internationally prohibited weapons on seven occasions. These included six incidents involving white phosphorus and one attack employing cluster munitions.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)