On Monday, October 1, 2012, a Syrian army helicopter dropped a barrel bomb suddenly inside a residential zone, where two residential buildings collapsed completely, and 32 civilian citizens were killed, including seven women and seven children. Among the victims were an infant as well. Also, nine dead bodies have burned completely, and more than 120 sustained wounds. Ambulances from Turkey entered, via Bab al Hawa Crossing, to transfer the wounded.
In the course of documenting the massacre, SNHR was able to obtain six accounts for survivors, eyewitnesses, and activists who all talked about how the Syrian regime army perpetrated this horrifying massacre.