The Killing of 1378 Civilians in February 2016
382 amongst which were killed by Russian Forces
SNHR documented the killing of 651 individuals who were killed by government forces, including 110 women and 182 children (with a rate of killing 7 children every day). Additionally, not less than 31 individuals were killed under torture (with a rate of killing an individual under torture every day).
The percentage of women and children who were killed in this month reached 45% among the total victims’ death toll; which is a strong indicator that government forces deliberately targeted civilians.