10 Children Killed in al Qaboun neighborhood

10 Children Killed in al Qaboun neighborhood

Incident Details:
The Syrian regime army’s MiG warplanes targeted al Qaboun neighborhood in two sudden airstrikes using missiles. The airstrikes were concentrated on a civilian residential area in the neighborhood. The first airstrike was at 1:00, and targeted a heavily-populated area, while the second airstrike followed 30 minutes later. These airstrikes left 10 children dead in mere seconds, including three children from the same family, and two other children from the same family.
 
Also, the bombing resulted in the destruction of a number of residential buildings. The airstrikes were followed by a mortar shelling from the Air Force Intelligence branch and Special Forces – both are affiliated with government forces
 
Children’s names that were able to document through SNHR members in Damascus by contacting their families and neighbors:
1- Naser Anjaq, eight-year-old
2- Ahmad al Hussein, six-year-old
3- Alaa al Daqaq, female, eight-year-old
4- Mohammad Abdul Karim, three-year-old
5- Hamida Abdul Karim, female, one-year-old
6- Mahmoud al Hussein, four-year-old
7- Gazi Ahmad Mkheimir, eight-year-old
8- Saif Ahmad Mkheimir, five-year-old
9- Sari Ahmad Mkheimir, 10-year-old, the oldest of the victims
10- A child that we couldn’t acquire his name, as no one in the neighborhood was able to identify him because the dead body was turned into scattered body parts
 

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