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334 Civilians Killed in March, Most of Them by the Regime and Its Allies

March proved to be a bloody month for civilians in Syria, with hundreds dying in attacks committed by all parties of the conflict writes the Syrian Network for Human Rights.
334 Civilians Killed in March, Most of Them by the Regime and Its Allies

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has documented the deaths of at least 334 civilians in the country during March, most of them at the hands of the regime and its allies.

The civilians who were killed include 85 children and 63 women, as well as two media staff members, and two Civil Defense members, who were documented to have been killed by the main parties to the conflict.

Regarding the groups implicated in these operations, the report said that: “78 civilians were killed by regime forces, including 24 children and 13 women, while Russian forces killed 76 civilians, including 13 children and eight women.”

International Coalition bombardments killed nine civilians, including one child and one woman. The report said 119 civilians, including 36 children and 40 women were killed by other parties.

It said that the, “victims included two Civil Defense members, one of whom was killed during a regime artillery bombardment, while the other was killed by Russian bombardment.”

The victims included, “two media staff, one of them killed by regime forces, while another was killed during Russian airstrikes.” 


This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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