Five White Helmets killed in Atareb

Syria Civil Defence announced on Monday night that five of their volunteers were killed when government / Russian airstrikes targeted their training centre in Atareb, Aleppo.

Their names were Ahmad Abdullah, Khaled Bashar, Ahmad Mahmoud, Hamdo Haj Ibrahim, Hussain Ismail.

The White Helmets are rescue workers and firefighters operating across Syria. They are unarmed and impartial.

Five White Helmets killed in Atareb

Civilians injured and killed in airstrikes in Idlib, Aleppo and Hama

Airstrikes were reported by Syria Civil Defence in Idlib, Aleppo, Homs and Hama. Airstrikes in Homs were by unguided bombs – suspected to be barrel bombs.

Rocket artillery were fired into Hama and mortar rounds and heavy machine gun fire were reported in Damascus.

Three civilians were killed in the attacks on Al Qastan in Idlib. At least nine other civilians were injured in that attack. Injuries were also reported in attacks on Frikah and Jisr El Shughour.

Civilian injured in Frikah, Idlib (Photo: Syria Civil Defence)

Civilians injured in the airstrikes on Al Qastan, Idlib

One child was injured in the airstrike in Qastoun in Hama.

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Civilians injured and killed in airstrikes in Idlib, Aleppo and Hama

At least twelve civilians killed in airstrikes across Syria on Saturday

Syria Civil Defence reported airstrikes in the provinces of Idlib, Aleppo, Homs and Rural Damascus. Surface-to-surface missiles were launched in Aleppo. Artillery bombardment and heavy machine gun fire were reported in Quneitra. The airstrikes in Homs were carried out with unguided bombs and suspected to be barrel bombs.

Twelve civilians were killed in the attacks on Aleppo around 12:30. Several neighbourhoods in Aleppo city were targeted including Bab Al Hadeed, Salaheddine and Al Mashhad.

The aftermath of attacks on Bab Al Hadeed (Source: Syria Civil Defence)

The aftermath of attacks on Mashhad (Source: Syria Civil Defence)

At least twelve civilians killed in airstrikes across Syria on Saturday

Civilians killed and injured in artillery attacks in Homs

10 rocket artillery hit the town of Talbiseh around 19:00 on Monday. Three children were killed and many other civilians were injured including children and infants according to Syria Civil Defence. Earlier in the day, artillery bombardment also injured many civilians.

An airstrike with thermobaric missiles also hit the town of Al Se’n Al Aswad on Monday, with no casualties reported.

Civilians killed and injured in artillery attacks in Homs

IED kills civilian in Idlib, civilians injured in airstrikes across province

An improvised explosive device killed one civilian and injured four others in an attack on Al Ghafar Road according to Syria Civil Defence. The source of the attack was unknown.

Two thermobaric missiles hit A’adbin at around 19:00. One woman was injured in the airstrikes.

An airstrike at around 19:30 injured five civilians in Ma’arat Harma.

IED kills civilian in Idlib, civilians injured in airstrikes across province

Civilians killed in airstrikes over Idlib

Four civilians were killed and many civilians were injured, including a Syria Civil Defence volunteer, in airstrikes after midnight on Sfouhen, Idlib. The attacks were by barrel bombs and Russian-made conventional weapons according to Syria Civil Defence.

Three airstrikes also took place after midnight in Jisr El Shughour, resulting in no casualties. Airstrikes were also confirmed in Saraqeb at 14:00.

Civilians killed in airstrikes over Idlib

Barrel bombs and artillery bombardment across province of Hama, deaths confirmed

Three women were killed, a mother and two daughters, and six civilians were injured, including three children, in bombardment in Qalaat Al Madiq in Hama. Attacks on the town between 16:00 and 16:30 included rocket artillery and artillery bombardment according to Syria Civil Defence.

Artillery bombardment at 16:30 also killed one woman and injured another three civilians in Al Shari’a.

Attacks with barrel bombs, sea mines, and rocket artillery were also reported in the towns of Qastoun, Al Zyara, Tal Waset, Al Mansoura, Kafr Nabuda, Al Janaba and Al Ankawi.

Barrel bombs and artillery bombardment across province of Hama, deaths confirmed

Bombardment across the province of Hama

Syria Civil Defence recorded many incidents across the province of Hama. In Al Zyara, 11 missiles landed at 13:30, resulting in no casualties.

Five missiles landed in Al Mansouta at 13:50, resulting in no casualties.

One airstrike targeted Kafr Nabuda at 16:00, followed by ten artillery shells at 16:30. \]

Six missiles landed in the town of Rasha at 17:00.

Also at 17:00, 23 artillery shells targeted Kalaat Al Madiq.

Five rocket artillery shells landed at 18:00 in Mansoura.

Four missiles hit Al Sahriyah Farms at 19:00.

Ten missules targeted Midan Al Ghazal at 20:00.

Two barrel bombs were dropped over Al Qassabiyah at 20:00.

Six sea mines hit Tal Othman at 20:40.

No casualties were reported in any of the incidents.

Bombardment across the province of Hama

One civilian killed and five injured in hostilities in Rif Damascus

Syria Civil Defence reported the death of one civilian in Al Marj at 15:00 after heavy machine gun fire.

Two civilians were injured when farms in Khan Al Sheikh were targeted by artillery bombardment.

Another three civilians were injured by artillery bombardment on the orad between Douma and Misraba.

All the attacks came from regime forces.

One civilian killed and five injured in hostilities in Rif Damascus

Barrel bombs and airstrikes in Tulul al Humur, Homs

Syria Civil Defence reports two barrel bombs striking Tulul Al Humur, Homs at 09:30, resulting in no casualties. The barrel bombs were dropped by Regime Air Forces.

Another two airstrikes also struck the town at 12:45 resulting in no casualties. Syria Civil Defence suspects that the Russian Airforce was responsible for the attack due to a recording made by one of their teams.

Barrel bombs and airstrikes in Tulul al Humur, Homs

Artillery bombardment in various civilians areas in Hama

Seven rounds of artillery bombardment hit the villages of Qastoun and Tal Waset at 13:00 on Sunday according to Syria Civil Defence. There were no casualties. The source of the attack was confirmed as regime forced.

Artillery bombardment also took place on Monday at 09:30 in the morning in the villages of Shahshabo. Villages in the eastern countryside also faced artillery bombardment at 11:00 on Monday morning, resulting in no casualties.

Artillery bombardment in various civilians areas in Hama

Thirty-one civilians killed in Deir Al Asafir, Eastern Ghouta

Post updated 1 April at 11:41 AM Damascus time.

Fourteen airstrikes took place around 10:50 Thursday morning in the town of Deir Al Asafir in Eastern Ghouta. 31 civilians were killed and dozens of others were injured. A school, a medical centre and a civil defence centre were targeted in the attack. The Syria Civil Defence Centre in the southern sector of Eastern Ghouta was completely destroyed in the attack along with its fuel depot.

Syria Civil Defence named Mohammad Akram Al Ghourani was killed when his ambulance was hit by one of the airstrikes. He was evacuating two injured victims from an earlier attack.

Syria Civil Defence reports that the death toll may still rise as there are critically injured patients being treated in various hospitals in the area.

The names of the victims:

  1. Mohammad Waleed Al Ghorani (Syria Civil Defence Volunteer)
  2. Mahmoud Salem
  3. Bashir Ayash (Member of the Civil Police force)
  4. Mahmoud Al Mari (Member of the Civil Police force)
  5. Mohammad Othman
  6. Wife of Mohammad Othman [name unconfirmed]
  7. Omar Mohammad Othman (Child)
  8. Amin Mohammad Othman (Child)
  9. Ikhlas Mohammad Othman (Child)
  10. Youssef Khattab (Child)
  11. Mohammad Yehya Malak (Child)
  12. Omar Riad Khattab (Child)
  13. Noureddine Othman (Child)
  14. Mohammad Al Khateeb (Child)
  15. Mouamna Al Khateeb (Child)
  16. Kholoud Al Mohammad (Child)
  17. Abdelrahman Al Khaled (Child)
  18. Ibrahim Msalati
  19. Om Omar Al Lababidi
  20. Suleiman Ali
  21. Mohammad Al Hussein
  22. Oula Fateya
  23. Khadijah Al Masri
  24. Aisha Al Khaled
  25. Samer Al Mahmoud
  26. Maysoun Al Mahmoud
  27. The wife of Yehya Malak [name unconfirmed]
  28. A woman from the Al Akedah family [name unconfirmed]
  29. Unidentified infant
  30. Unidentified woman
  31. Unidentified man

Video of the aftermath of the attack:

The destruction of the Syria Civil Defence Centre in Deir Al Asafir:

The funeral of fallen Civil Defence volunteer Mohammad Akram Al Ghourani:

More information can be found on Syria Civil Defence Rif Damascus’s page: https://www.facebook.com/?q=#/SyriancivildefenseinDamascusCountryside1/?ref=ts&fref=ts

Thirty-one civilians killed in Deir Al Asafir, Eastern Ghouta