Over 4,000 Palestinian Refugees Pronounced Dead in Syria

Action Group For Palestinians Of Syria has updated the statistics related to the death toll of Palestinian refugees in Syria, with the majority dying at the hands of the regime.

Action Group For Palestinians Of Syria (AGPS) has documented the death of 4,002 Palestinian refugees in Syria, including 478 women and girls, since 2011, as a result of war-related incidents.

1,987 refugees were killed in 2019, up to Oct. 21, 2019, up from 1,953 in 2018. 

Yarmouk Camp topped the list with 1,457 casualties, followed by Daraa Camp with 266 victims, 203 in Khan Eshieh Camp in Damascus countryside, 181 in Aleppo’s al-Neirab Camp and 124 in al-Husainiya Camp. 

188 Palestinians also died in unknown locations and communities across Syria. 

AGPS recorded that 1,215 refugees were killed under shelling; 1,083 were fatally gunned down, while 608 others were tortured to death in regime detention centers. Other refugees were killed in blasts, extra-judicial executions, or on the migration route. 

Scores of Palestinian refugees have also been left wounded, including dozens who have undergone limb amputation or eye loss.

Over 1,760 Palestinians have, meanwhile, been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian dungeons, according to AGPS data.


This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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