Interim Government: Assad Regime Slaughter Boys at Schools and Mosques
Abdul Rahman Hajj, adviser of the interim government, slammed the inaction of the international community towards Assad’s killing of children in schools and mosques of Aleppo using barrels bombs. 15 children were killed while they were taking lessons in Othman bin Affan Mosque in Aleppo. “The Assad regime has been targeting schools in the liberated areas, while turned other schools into detention centers or barracks for his thugs,” Hajj said. He also said that 11,000…Read more
Aleppo Local Council Carries Out Maintenance on Water Systems The Division of Water and Sanitation in the local council of Aleppo has been carrying out maintenance on water systems damaged as a result of the daily bombing. The neighborhoods of Ard al Hamra, Mwasalt, and Tariq al Bab have been resupplied with clean water. Hundreds of civilians were killed in the ferocious aerial campaign on the city. (Source: Syrian Coalition)
UNRWA Launches Anti-Polio Campaign In Yarmouk Camp The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) announced the launching of an anti-polio campaign in Yarmouk camp in southern Damascus, which has been put under crippling siege by Assad’s forces for more than six months. Chris Gunness, spokesman for the UNRWA, said the agency transferred tens of thousands of polio vaccines to Yarmouk camp in cooperation with UN organizations. Some batches of food aid were recently allowed to enter the besieged district, where at least 20,000 people live. (Source: Syrian Coalition)
New Local Council Formed In Raqqa The General Commission of Raqqa Local Council announced the formation of a new local council of in the province. The Council consists of a 15-member executive office in addition to the three supervisors, and will begin work as of today and for six months. The Council was formed as part of the of local councils unit in the Syrian Coalition. Taleb al Najjem was appointed as chairman of the new Council, while Omar al Khamri was appointed as deputy chairman. The members of the local councils of Raqqa, Tel Abiyad, Tabaqqa and al karama kept their positions. The Council is the only civic body that still works in Raqqa although the city is under the control of ISIS. (Source: Syrian Coalition)
Death Toll: 32 People Killed Today, 65 Yesterday The Local Coordination Committees documented 65 people killed yesterday, while 32 people were killed as of 6:00 pm of today. Deaths were cited as: 18 in Aleppo, 3 in each of Homs and Dara’a, 2 in each of Idlib, Damascus, Quneitra and Deir Ezzor . (Source: LCC)
Ongoing Barrel Bomb Attacks on Damascus Suburbs Regime forces shelled Douma with heavy artillery, killing two people and wounding dozens. Assad’s warplanes dropped barrel bombs on Dariya, Zakia and Zabadani, and Eastern Ghouta. Three people died in Yarmouk camp woman due to hunger, drought and lack of medicine, bringing the number of the siege victims to 100. A mortar shell landed on King Faisal Street in Damascus, injuring two people and causing material damage. (Source: Syrian Coalition + LCC)
15 Pro-Assad Fighters Killed South Of Aleppo Ahrar al Sham fighters attacked regime positions in Burj al Rumman south of Aleppo, killing 15 pro-Assad soldiers and wounding dozens. Assad’s warplanes launched barrel bomb attacks on the neighborhood of Moyassar in Aleppo, killing five civilians. Explosive barrels were also dropped on the neighborhoods of Sukkari, Bani Zeid, Marja and Karm al Tahan, killing two people and wounding others. Hundreds of civilians were killed as a result of the ongoing aerial campaign on Aleppo, which drove thousands out of their homes. In the meantime, a car bomb exploded in Hanano, as violent clashes broke out between the Islamic Front fighters on the fronts of Aleppo International Airport and Alnairab air base. (Source: Syrian Coalition + LCC)
Air Strikes on Dara’a Province Regime forces shelled Muzeireeb, Sheikh Misqin, Basr al Harir, Inkhil and Dael in rural Dara’a with artillery, killing one person and injuring dozens. Violent clashes erupted in Sheikh Misqin between the Free Syrian Army regime forces. Assad’s air force bombed the neighborhoods of Dara’a and the towns of Frikha, Qsaibeh and Swaysa south of Quneitra, killing two people and injuring dozens. (Source: Syrian Coalition + LCC)
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Preserving independence and national sovereignty and maintaining the Syrian people's unity within the same Syrian soil is one of the critical pillars of the Syrian Coalition. The Coalition aims to overthrow the Assad regime along with all its symbols and pillars. It also aims to dismantle its security apparatus and hold accountable those involved in crimes against Syrians. In addition, it seeks to achieve a transition to a pluralistic, democratic and civil Syria.