Syria News - August 16, 2013 (Warning: Graphic Videos)
Local Coordination Committees of Syria + Videos
August 16, 2013
Massacre in Bustan Qaser
First Images of the Massacre in Bustan Qaser Neighborhood, Aleppo
Assad Airstrikes Target Aleppo Rescuers as they Dig for Survivors
Mass Murder in Aleppo as Assad Airstrikes Slaughter Men, Women, Children
Horror in Aleppo - Assad Airstrikes Butcher Dozens in City
A distraught man stands in the rubble of his destroyed home crying that he has lost his children and wealth all in the matter of a moment. The regime's ferocious attacks on Bustan Alqasr Friday left at least 30 dead and scores wounded. Footage filmed August 16, 2013.
Assad Airstrikes Target Civilian Apartment Buildings in Aleppo
Footage of some of the martyrs killed in today's massacre in Bustan al Qasr
Martyrs and Wounded in Houmimah Village,
Martyrs buried in Hamima Village, Aleppo
Kalseh | Complete and Utter Chaos As Regime Shells The Area
Shelling in Baynon, Aleppo
Destruction in Hamima, Aleppo
Mliha,Damascus: a martyred Family
Mliha,Damascus: martyred Little boy Ayman Harestani
Mlihah,Damascus: dozens of civilians got killed or severely injured due to regmie shelling...
Joubar | Damascus | Martyr Ahmad AlKhatib Murdered by Regime Forces
FSA target regime forces in Joubr, Damascus
Fires in Yarmouk Camp, Damascus
Columns of smoke rise due to shelling in Bet Sahim
Aftermath of Shelling in Zabadany, Damascus Suburbs
Aftermath of Shelling in Zabadany, Damascus Suburbs
Aftermath of Shelling in Tishren Neighborhood, Damascus
Shelling in Zabadani, Damascus Suburbs
Shelling in Barzeh, Damascus
Combustion of Orchards by Shelling in Bet Sahim, Damascus suburbs
Fires by shelling in Qabon, Damascus
Assad forces pummeled the already devastated city of Tafas on August 16, 2013, leaving this elderly woman's body trapped under the rubble. The woman had just returned from Jordan with her husband the day before only to be killed the very next day in the regime's attacks.
Assad Army Checkpoint Burns as Rebel Advance in Daraa
FSA target Air Force Intelligence branch in Daraa
Rebels Lay Siege to Assad Air Force Intelligence HQ in Daraa
Aftermath of Air Stike in Nawa, Daraa
Daraa | Aftermath of Regime Force Shelling Leaves Destructi
Child Martyr Ali Seifo in Talbiseh, Homs
Wounded Children in Talbiseh , Homs
Destruction in Dar Kabira, Homs
Destruction in Rastan, Homs
Farmlands Set on Fire in Houla, Homs
Aftermath of Shelling in Talbesih, Homs
Aftermath of Shelling in Dar Kabira, Homs
Cluster Bombs Shelling in Rastan, Homs
Shelling in Houla, Homs
Aftermath of Shelling in Dar Kabira, Homs
AlQuwayra | Deir ez Zor | Prayers for Martyr Abbas Ali Alhamad
Fires due to shelling in Deir Ezzor
Shelling in Hweija Kataa, Deir Ezzor
Destruction in Hweiqa Neighborhood, Deir Ezzor
,Maarrat Alnoman,Idlib: martyred Little boy Mohammad Alsofi
Shelling in Saraqeb, Idlib
Targeting Regime Forces in Salma Area, Lattakia
Air Strike in Salma, Lattakia
Arrest Campaign in Jarajmeh Neighborhood, Hama
Regime forces stormed Shrqyeh neighborhood, Hama
By the end of Friday, the coordination committees were able to document 104 martyrs, among them 14 children, 11 women, and 3 martyrs under torture: 47 martyrs were reported in Aleppo; 24 in Damascus and its suburbs; 14 in Daraa; 8 in Hama; 5 in Idlib; 5 in Homs; 2 in Quneitra; and 1 in Deir Ezzor.
Moreover, the committees have documented 437 points of shelling in Syria: Air strikes by warplanes were recorded in 46 points fiercest of which was in Aleppo, 3 SCUD missiles were fired from Quteifeh in Damascus Suburbs toward northern Syria, explosive barrels were recorded in Aqeirbat in Hama and Tal Ayoub and Hmaimeh in Aleppo and Kurds' Mountain in Lattakia, surface-to-surface missiles have targeted Sarmin in Idlib, cluster bombs were also documented targeting Der Hafer in Aleppo and Rastan in Homs, rocket shelling was recorded in 134 points, followed by artillery shelling in 128 points, and mortar shelling was recorded in 119 points across Syria.
The FSA has clashed with regime forces in 143 points through which in Damascus and its suburbs, it targeted the checkpoints surrounding SANA Thermal Station in Marj area with mortar shells, and targeted regime forces' sites in Der Salman with mortar shells and scored direct assaults, as well as destroyed a Shilka vehicle, in Jobar the FSA has targeted regime forces' sites and scored direct assaults, the FSA has also killed a number of regime forces in Barzeh nearby Bustan Pool. In Daraa, the FSA has targeted the railway's checkpoint in the industrial area and scored direct assaults, as well as targeted the regime forces' communication room in Tal Haish and shelled the Air Force Intelligence branch. In Raqqa, the FSA has targeted Division 17 with Grad missiles. In addition, the FSA was able to destroy a number of machineries and armored vehicles in different areas of Syria.
Damascus Suburbs: Zamalka: Fierce shelling with Gvozdika artillery and rocket launchers in the city and the neighboring villages from the Vehicles' Management in Harasta and Mazzeh Military Airport.
Deir Ezzor: Fierce clashes between the FSA and regime's army in Mwathafeen neighborhood.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: Fierce shelling with rocket launchers from the Air Force Defense Management target the town.
Lattakia: Kurds' Mountain: Qusai Mahmoud Al-Hasoun, 30, and Mohammad Ali Al-Saleh, 25, from Kafrzeita in Hama were martyred in clashes with regime forces.
Damascus: Masaken Barzeh: Regime forces launch a raid campaign in the perimeter of Rashad Qseibaty School.
Hama: Fierce shelling with explosive barrels by warplanes targeting Nahiyet Aqeirbat.
Damascus: Alassali: heavy mortar shelling targeted the neighborhood.
Homs: artillery and rocket launchers shelling and mortars targeted the old neighborhood in Homs.
Lattakia: Jabal Akrad: the young Rami Majed Mawas 20, the year from Zeiara in Hama during the clashes with the regimes forces.
Damascus: Yarmouk camp: Renewed rocket shelling at the neighborhoods of Yarmouk camp.
Hama: Kfr-Zita:violent rocket and artillery shelling from the checkpoint of Deir Mharda targeted Town.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: Fierce mortar shelling targets the town.
Damascus: Barzeh: FSA kills a number of regime forces elements near the Bustan swimming pool.
Damascus: Mydan: Raids and arrests campaign launnched by regime forces in Abu Hbil and Thit Al-Sqifh area and raided neighboring houses of the old hospital Mahayni.
Hama: Defected solider Ryad Qojeh, was martyred due to clashes with regime forces in Tawyah neighborhood few days ago.
Aleppo: Der Hafer: A Number of wounded were reported due to cluster bombs shelling from warplanes in the city.
Damascus: Barzeh: the continued shelling with all kinds of weapons on the neighborhood associated with violent clashes between FSA and regime forces on the outskirts of the neighborhood.
Aleppo: Abzimo: Adnan Isaa was martyred due to clashes with regime forces.
Homs: Rastan: Shelling with cluster bombs and rocket by warplanes targeting the city.
Idlib: Khan Sheikhoun: Ahmed Turki Idrees was martyred under torture in regime forces prisons' after the arrest on one of checkpoints.
Hama: 4 martyrs were reported by regime force gunfire after storming the neighborhood.
Aleppo: Meng: Out rally in the liberated town chanting for freedom and demanding the overthrow of the regime.
Aleppo: young man Majd Safi was martyred due to shelling in Bustan Al-Qaser.
Damascus: Alhfaria: Fierce tank shelling targeting the neighborhood.
Homs: Dar Kabira: Fierce mortar and artillery shelling target the town.
Damascus: Qaboun: Fierce clashes in between FSA and regime forces are reported at the outskirts of the neighborhood in conjunction with fierce artilley shelling.
Hama: Regime forces besieging the city's mosques to prevent demonstrations.
Aleppo: Bianoun: Fierce artillery shelling targets the town.
Damascus: Bab Shrqi: 6 mortar shells fall in the neighborhood.
Aleppo: Qubtan al-Jabal: Fierce rocket launchers shelling targets the town in conjunction with demonstration set out in the town.
Hama: Regime forces storm in Shair and Jurajmeh neighborhoods and launched an arrests campaign.
Hama: Talaf: Fierce shelling using artilley targets the town.
Aleppo: 20 martyrs as preliminary record and dozens of wounded people were reported due to the fiercest shelling ever launched by regime warplanes in Kalaseh neighborhood which resulted in destroying several residential buildings to the ground while many dead bodies are still under rubble.
Aleppo: Martyrs and wounded were reprted due to warplane shelling in Bustan Al-Qaser neighborhood.
Damascus Suburbs: Der Salman: FSA destroys Shilka vehicle and target regime forces' sites with mortar shells and achieves direct assaults.
Daraa: FSA target the railway's checkpoints in the industrial zone and achieves direct assaults.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: Mahmod Al-Hrstani, Wsem Drgham, Fadi Fndqli, Bsma Dalla ,14, Sleman Bilal, Mrzouq Mhawish, Omran Hsan Drkzli, Child Ayhm Al-Hestani,6, Bsam Hrstani, Rsha Bedon, Child Yhya Hwari,5 months,Child Nada Hwari, Abed Al-Latef Doughmsh and his son Bhaa AL-Den Doughmsh were martyred due to mortar shelling in the city yesterday.
Homs: Ghanto:The detainee Abdel Nasser Ali Brakat Al- Sipho was martyred under torture in regime forces' prisons.
Damascus Suburbs: Deir Slman: Ibrahem Kher Allah was martyred due to clashes with regime forces.
Daraa: Tafas: Fierce clashes between FSA and regime forces in the outskirts of the city amid continued rocket shelling.
Damascus Suburbs: Thiabieh: Fierce mortar, artillery and rocket launcher shelling target the town from Brigade55.
Daraa: Nawa: Regime's warplanes launch an air strike in city's central neighborhood.
Damascus: Qaboun: Fierce mortar and artillery shelling target the neighborhood.
Daraa: Tafas: 3 martyrs have fallen, among them a woman, due to shelling in the city.
Daraa: Tafas: Hani Abu Shanab and Mahmoud Mbasbes were martyred due to shelling in the city.
Homs :Talbiseh: Ali Sefo, 10, was martyred due to shelling in the city and he is from Ghnto.
Homs: Houla: Fierce mortar shelling target the city.
Idilb: Ehsem: Fierce shelling with rocket launchers target the town.
Aleppo: Der Hafer:Children Hedar Al-Hsen Ben Ahmad , Shmsah Al-Hsen and Ahmad Al-Hsen Ben Abed ,as well as Mouhamad Al-Shekho Abo Idres and Mrs.Mariam Shekho were martyred due to shelling with explosive barrels in Homaima village.
Damascus Suburbs: Hujeira Al-Balad: Regime's warplanes launch 3 air strikes in the town.
Damascus Suburbs: Zabadany: Many wounded were reported due to warplane shelling in the city, amid continued shelling with different types of heavy weapons.
Daraa: Tafas: Fierce artillery shelling target the city amid intense gunfire by anti-aircrafts.
Daraa: Nawa:Regime forces shell Mohammadi mosque with a number of shells and destroy the minaret of Ali ibn Abi Talib mosque.
Aleppo: Der Hafer: 5 martyrs have fallen due to warplane shelling in Hamime village.
Damascus Suburbs: Zabadany: Regime's warplanes launch 2 air strikes in the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: The number of martyrs in the city has risen to 16 due to the continuous mortar shelling.
Damascus Suburbs: Mouadamieh: Fierce clashes between the FSA and regime forces at the city's eastern front.
Damascus: Yarmouk Camp: Fierce clashes between the FSA and regime forces in the outskirts of the neighborhood.
Damascus: Jobar: Young man Ahmad Bakour was martyred in clashes with regime forces in the neighborhood.
Idlib: Maarat Nouman: The child Rawad Mohammad Ali Al-Soufi, 13, was martyred due to the shelling in the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Zabadany: Fierce mortar shelling targets the city.
Daraa: Alma: Fierce artillery shelling targets the western and southern neighborhoods of the town.¨
Deir Ezzor: Mayadeen: 4 executive explosions shake the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: The number of martyrs in the city has risen to 9 due to the mortar shelling.
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