Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS)

Aleppo Provinces Recorded the Highest Number of Victims in November 2016

Aleppo Provinces Recorded the Highest Number of Victims in November 2016

Casualties Report for November 2016

In November 2016, DCHRS documented 1766 casualties, including 278 children and 135 women. 87% of those killed were civilians. The remaining 13% were combatants, armed rebels, and soldiers from different fighting factions. Women and children respectively made up 8% and 16% of the total number of war casualties.

Out of the male casualties, 85% were unarmed men civilians and 15% were armed from various factions.

The highest number of casualties in November, 2016 was recorded in Aleppo province (1003 persons in total), Followed by Damascus suburbs (208 persons in total), most of whom died due to indiscriminate shelling.

Additionally, Russian airstrikes assaults resulted in the death of 795 victims accumulating to 45% of the entire casualties, most of them were killed mainly in Aleppo, regardless of the agreed “Ceasefire” that was implemented on Feb 27, 2016.

Read the full report here