1987 people were killed in October 2014

October victims

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SNHR documented the death of 1987 people in October 2014, distributed as follows:
First: The government f rces
A. Civilians
SNHR documented the death of 1231 people by government forces, including 216 children (8 children a day), no less than 121 women, and no less than 118 under torture (4 deaths under torture a day).
The percent of children and women reached 27% of civilians’ death toll, which is a clear indication of the purposed targeting of civilians by governmental forces.
B. Rebels
Governmental forces killed no less than 492 rebel by shelling operations or during clashes.
Second: Armed groups affiliated to Al-Qaeda (ISIS)
SNHR documented the death of no less than 77 people by ISIS, distributed as follows:
A. Civilians
SNHR documented 39 victims killed by ISIS, including a child and a woman
B. Rebels
ISIS killed no less than 38 rebels during clashes or by field executions of prisoners.
Third: Armed opposition groups
SNHR documented the death of 54 people by armed opposition, distributed as follows:
A. 43 civilians, including 17 children and a woman
B. 11 rebels during clashes between groups
Fourth: Unknowns
SNHR documented no less than 124 incidents of killing which we were not able to name the side responsible for them
Fifth: International coalition forces
SNHR documented the death of nine civilians, including a child, by international coalition forces.

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