Syria News - August 18, 2012 (Warning: Graphic Videos)
August 18, 2012 -The number of martyrs in Syria has risen to 172 thus far. 70 martyrs were reported in Damascus and its Suburbs; including 40 who were discovered in Tal area, 30 in Deir Ezzor, 27 in Daraa; most of them in Hirak town; 26 in Aleppo; 11 in Homs, 5 in Idlib, 2 in Lattakia, and 1 in Hassake. Syria has witnessed since the beginning of Ramadan many massacres that claimed the lives as what the local Coordination Committees was able to document more than 4685 martyrs, including 445 children and 342 women ...
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Syria News - August 18, 2012 (Warning: Graphic Videos)
Local Coordination Committees of Syria + Videos
August 18, 2012
Asali,Damascus, victims of Assad's airforce shelling under the rubble of their family homes
Safsafeh,Homs: victims of Assad's shelling
Martyr Abdelrahman Qanfad, a Chilld, in Jobar, Damascus
Unidentified Martyr in Qadam Neighborhood, Damascus
Bodies of Three Martyrs Who were Found Yesterday in Qaboun, Damascus
Jesreen,Damascus,child martyr Kamel Alnono , killed by Assad's shelling
Douma : Child Mazen Khatib was sniped by Assad's ruthless gangs
Damascus Suburbs Kafarbatna , A child who was killed by Assad regime forces 18 8 2012
Martyr Alaa Sheikh Khalil in Saqba, Damascus Suburbs
The Martyrs Ismail Mohamed Kilani and Khalid Ali Kasar in Dumair, Damascus Suburbs
Katana, The martyr Ahmad Darwesh 'Alya 18 8 2012
One of the People Wounded During the Regime Forces' Shelling in Saqba, Damascus Suburbs
Harasta, animals are victims of shelling 18 8 2012
Sakba, shelling the houses by mortars and artillery and burning them 18 8 2012
Damascus || 18 August 2012 Thick smoke rises from Al-Qadim Neighborhood
The Effects of Iindiscriminate Shelling of Moadamieh, Damascus Suburbs
The Burning of a House by Shelling of Qara, Damascus Suburbs
Shelling of a Cemetery in Qudsaya in Damascus Suburbs
Columns of Smoke Rising Due to the Heavy Shelling of Hamourieh, Damascus Suburbs
Aleppo, Four men murdered by Assad's forces in the Air Intelligence. Aug 18, 2012.
Batyo,Aleppo,victims of Assad's shelling under rubble
Menbej,Aleppo, victims of Assad's shelling
Manbej , People killed by shelling on the city
Manbej,Aleppo: female marty Rajaa Zedo, victim of Assad's shelling
Aleppo, Girl Hameda Al-Huseen mureded due to Assad's shelling. Aug 18, 2012
Martyr Haan Banhi in Manbaj
Manbij | Aleppo | Unknown Martyr Murdered by Regime Shelling
Manbij | People wounded by Regime Shelling
Bab al-Naser: Regime forces bombard the mosques
Bastan | Aleppo | Warplane Flying In The Sky Shelling The Town
Homs: MIG fighter jets bombard the city leaving many people dead and more wounded
#Homs ||Alhoulah ||Martyrs due to helicopters shelling 18/08/2012.
Homs, Deir Bea'lbeh, Victim Sa'eed Al-Rajab murdered by Assad's sniper.
Talbiseh: Lifeless body of fallen hero Ahmad Ez-Adin
Homs-Ghanto Child Firas Saraqbi was murdered by Assad's shelling
Al-Rastan | Homs | Mother Bids Son, Martyr Nasir Najiyah, Farwell
Deir Baalbeh,Homs: old man killed by a sniper
Homs Talbiseh, Martyr Ahmed Izz al Deen
#Homs ||Talbisah || Injured sons of the martyr Ahmad Ezzel Dein 18/08/2012.
Rastan: Children suffer the consequences of the heavy shelling
Alhouleh, Animals injured due to shelling from planes
Homs #Syria | Destruction by regime forces of neighborhood, young children stay near what was once their homes.
Al-Rastan | Homs | Heavy Regime Shelling on Homes
Qusour, Extensive damage caused by shelling 18 8 2012
Marat Noman, Child Enas Sabbouh was murdered by Assad's shelling. 18-8-2012
Marat Noman, Child Husein Hamid was murdered by Assad's shelling. 18-8-2012
Wounded By The Shelling In Maaret Al-Nouman, Idlib
A little girl injured by Assad's shelling the Marat Noman. 18-8-2012
Al-Bou Kamal- Othman Ali Fannad was murdered by Assad's shelling
Deir Ezzor, Girl Eman Emad Al-Basheer murdered by Assad's shelling. Aug 18, 2012
Martyr Mahmoud Khalif Bulash in Miadin, Deir Ezzorr
Unidentified Martyr in Mayadeen, Deir Ezzor
Martyred Female Child Iman Haj Bashir in Abu Kamal
Martyr Nashaat Khalil Ashour in Bokamal
Osama Mohammad Al-Obaid, from Al-Zir Village, martyred as a result of the shelling on Deir Ezzor City – Al-Omal Neighborhood
Ameen Ghafil Al-Shi’eby, defected Staff Sergeant, martyred when he was shot by Assad forces, Al-Khreiteh
Martyr Mohammad Khaleef Al-Balash, from Al-Quria
Jaber Khaleel Al-Ayish, from Al-Quria, martyred in Mayadin
Omar Al-Dabas, executed by Assad forces, Al-Quria
Destruction as a result of the shelling on the Souq (market) in Deir Ezzor City – Al-Jbeileh Neighborhood (18-8-2012)
Destruction as a result of the shelling of Deir Ezzor City – Al-Omal Neighborhood
Warplane Shelling at Mayadein, Deir Ezzor
Daraa Albalad, little girl killed by a sniper
Helicopters Shelling Hirak, Daraa
Moussa Shelling of Hirak, Daraa
Leaked Video of the Regime Forces Invading Tafas, Daraa
Shelling of Hrak, Daraa by Airplanes
Shelling with Warplanes Targeting Jabal Shahshabo, Hama
The number of martyrs in Syria has risen to 172 thus far. 70 martyrs were reported in Damascus and its Suburbs; including 40 who were discovered in Tal area, 30 in Deir Ezzor, 27 in Daraa; most of them in Hirak town; 26 in Aleppo; 11 in Homs, 5 in Idlib, 2 in Lattakia, and 1 in Hassake.
Syria has witnessed since the beginning of Ramadan many massacres that claimed the lives as what the local Coordination Committees was able to document more than 4685 martyrs, including 445 children and 342 women. 1540 were martyred in Damascus and its Suburbs which is the largest number of martyrs, every since the regime Army did not stop of storming cities and committing the most heinous abuses against civilians, followed by Aleppo that has sacrificed the lives of 943 of its sons who insisted on continuing their daily demonstrations despite the Collective massacres and the fierce shelling that the region has witnessed since the beginning of Ramadan until the time of writing this report, Idlib also paid as precious bill for freedom the lives of 568 martyrs of its sons in Ramadan many of them were killed under torture followed by Homs with 539 martyr then Daraa who gave 506 martyrs, including many families were martyred by the shelling, which was centered on most cities in conjunction with the time of iftaar, Deir Ezzor has given 419 martyrs, including the cities of Boukamal and Mohassan which witnessed daily clashes between the free Syrian army and the regime forces, Hama gave 225 martyrs as sacrifices for freedom and the rest of the martyrs were distributed on the rest of the Syrian cities that still insist on completing the march of freedom until toppling the regime, gaining freedom and building a civil state.
Idlib: Maaret Al-Nouma: Child Enas Abdul Hakeed Al-Sabouh, 8, was martyred due to indiscriminate shelling by regime forces at houses and markets.
Daraa: Heit: Fierce and indiscriminate shelling at the city's houses.
Idlib: Maaret Al-Nouman: A child was martyred and her parts were cut, and several other children were severely injured after a shell was launched at the city by regime forces.
Damascus Suburbs: Bebila: Regime's helicopters open fire from its heavy machine guns at the outskirts of the town.
Homs: Tal Kalakh: A tough humanitarian situation in the city and residents are calling for help due to fierce rocket and artillery shelling by regime forces.
Damascus Suburbs: Mouadamyeh: An explosions was heard and gunfire by regime forces resumed.
Idlib: Maaret Al-Nouman: Fire in the Great Omayyad Mosque and in several houses, and several wounded were reported as a result of artillery shelling by regime forces on the town's markets. This led to residents panicking.
Idlib: Maaret Al-Nouman: Hussein Ibrahim Al-Hamid was martyred due to the regime forces' shelling of the city.
Damascus: Naher Eisheh: Regime forces blockes all roads leading to the neighborhood at Damascus- Daraa international highway using cement blocks.
Qamishli: Several people are wounded due to intense gunfire and tear gas with which regime forces targeted a demonstration in the central mall, in addition to a widespread arrest campaign targeting several demonstrators.
Daraa: Sheikh Meskeen: Shelling by regime forces has not stopped. Tens of mortars landing on the south easteren area between Sheikh Meskeen and Ibta’a.
Damascus Suburbs: Douma: A little boy and girl from Al-Khatib family were martyred after being shot by a regime sniper near Al-Mujahedeen square.
Damascus Suburbs: Dumair: Khaled Darwish Ksser and Ismaeel Mohamed Kelany were martyred as a result of direct shooting by regime forces in one of the mosques.
Damascus: Muhajreen: Regime forces are removing cars from the neighbourhood; they also prevented evening prayers in the area. They are preparing the area for Assad to pray Eid tomorrow in one of the mosques.
Aleppo: Tens of people are martyred and wounded due to a shell falling on a residential building in Qadi Aaskar neighborhood.
Qamishli: Several people are injured after regime forces opened fire at an evening demonstration in the city center.
Daraa: Basr Al-Harir: Regime forces open fire heavily from the city's checkpoints.
Daraa: Daeel: Regime forces shell the town with mortars and artillery, while calls for the Eid prayer sound around town.
Homs: Talkalakh: Regime forces open fire heavily from the checkpoints around the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Al-Tal: The bodies of 6 martyred, who had been executed and burned, were found inside an apartment in Arbaeen Street.
Deir Ezzor: Bokamal: Ali Jumaa Hussien Khalifa was martyred due to the regime forces' shelling of the city,
Aleppo: Manbej: The number of martyrs due to the regime forces' shelling of the city has risen to 13, in addition to 57 wounded people.
Damascus Suburbs: Eastern Ghouta: Regime forces shell several villages intensely with mortars and tank shells.
Daraa: Herak: Diyaa Samir Al-Salamat and four others were martyred due to the regime forces' shelling of the town.
Homs: Talkalakh: Defected first sergeant Hamza Al-Kurdi was martyred after being shot by Shabiha while crossing the borders from Lebanon.
Damascus Suburbs: Bloudan: Sabra Hilal, his son, and Razan Qasis were martyred due to the regime forces' shelling of the city.
Damascus: Jdaideh Artouz: Abdul Qadir Bilal asmartyred by the regime forces' gunfirere.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: Regime forces intensely shell the town with mortars and rockets, while opening fire by machine guns from planes.
Homs: Talbiseh: Ahmad Izzeldeen was martyred and his two children were critically wounded due to an artillery shell falling in the area.
Hama: Sahl Ghab: Shelling of Ghab and Jabal Shahshabo villages by airplanes.
Damascus: Clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime forces in Qadam neighborhood, along with shelling of Qadam and Asali neighborhoods by the regime forces.
Damascus Suburbs: Douma: Several explosions shook Karm Al-Rasas and Malaab areas, accompanied by shelling with machine guns by the regime forces' warplanes at Iftar.
Damascus Suburbs: Bloudan: The regime forces intensely shell houses in which displaced people from Zabadani are residing, in an attempt to increase the pressure on them.
Damascus: Zamalka: There are fires in the Taama factory due to a tank shell falling on the building.
Damascus: Hmouria: The regime forces are shelling the city with mortars and heavy artillery.
Idlib: Jisr Al-Shoghour: 4 shells landed at the villages of eastern suburbs, which were launched by Maasara checkpoint stationed near Mahambal town.
Lattakia: Ghanemia: Fierce shelling was launched by regime forces at the village from the observatory of Qasab village.
Deir Ezzor: Myadein: Young Ahmad Sultan Al-Abdallah Al-Sultan was martyred by regime forces.
Daraa: Hrak: The Free Syrian Army stoped the violent invaion attack launched by the regime forces that was supported by more than 120 tanks and 50 armors and 10 thousand troops who were trying to break into the city.
Daraa: Kafar Shams: Intense gunfire from the checkpoints surrounding the town.
Daraa: Hirak: Clashes between the free Syrian army and the regime forces is the fiercest since the beginning of the revolution in an attempt to storm the town by the regime with thousands of soldiers and dozens of armored vehicles and tanks and a cover and shelling by warplanes in the town.
Damascus: Zamalka: Fierce gunfire from the barriers of Adnan and Zamalka bridge toward pedestrians.
Damascus: Hajer Aswad: Clashes between the free Syrian army and the regime forces after an attempt to storm the neighborhood of several axes by the regime forces.
Lattakia: Fierce clashes between the free Syrian army and the regime forces at Baseet junction.
Daraa: Hirak:Naim Nasser Hariri, Basil Khaled Hariri, Mohammed Ahmed Hariri, and Mohammed Salim Hariri from the battalion of Osama bin Zaid were martyred while they were defending civilians.
Daraa: Hirak: Thaqla Al-Qadah, the wife of Bassan Abu Salem (Abeer Maatha), Ahmad Bassam Abu Salem, Mohammad Bassan Abu Salem, Azo Bassam Abu Salem, Safa Bassam Abu Salem, and Marwa Bassam Abu Salem, were martyred due to fierce shelling at the city.
Daraa: Hirak: Number of martyrs in the city has risen to 19, in addition to a large number of wounded due to shelling at the city using warplane, artillery, and rocket launchers.
Damascus: Hajar Aswad: Ahmad Faour Dahham was martyred while defending civilians in the neighborhood.
Deir Ezzor: Bokamal: Young Mahmoud Saloum Al-Haj Mohammad, 28, was martyred due to shelling at the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Sayyeda Zainab: Young Khaled Ibrahim Al-Ahman, a refugee from Golan, was martyred due to shelling at the city yesterday.
Deir Ezzor: Sergeant Ameen Ghafel Al-Shoaiby leader of Kharita battalion in the Free Syrian Army.
Daraa: Lajah: Fierce shelling using tank and artillery shells and rocket launchers towards all the villages.
Aleppo: Fierce shelling at the residential neighborhoods in Bustan Al-Zahraa.
Daraa: Hirak: The media team in the city was targeted by an artillery shell, which led to the destruction of cameras and broadcast equipments, without any human loss
Aleppo: Manbaj: Number of martyrs has risen to 9 in addition to more than 20 wounded; some of them arrived to Turkish hospitals.
Damascus: Hajar Aswad: Regime forces are trying to storm the neighborhood accompanied by several tanks and armored vehicles, and hundreds of soldiers. Residents fear a new massacre to be committed.
Dara: Hrak: Direct heavy shelling of the National Hospital by warplanes.
Lattekia: Heavy artillery and mortar shelling of the city.
Idlib: Sraqeb: Mohamed Sobhi Haji Hussein wa martyred due to helling by airplanes.
Dara: Hrak: Dozens of martyrs and dozens wre wounded, mostly women and children, due to the shelling of the city by planes.
Aleppo: Manbej: Many people were wounded due to the bombingof the city by warplanes.
Qamishli: Huge explosion in the Sanaa area, near the Intelligence Branch of the regime, and the escalation of heavy smoke.
Lattakia: Emad Mohammed Mohammad was martyred due to his attempt to split from the regime forces, in Rankoos, and his body was handed over to his family today.
Lattakia: Jabal Akrad: Akram Ahmed Bitar was martyred due to rocket fire of Salma village.
Damascus: Renewed artillery shelling by the regime forces' tanks on Qadam and Asali neighborhoods.
Deir Ezzor: Abu Kamal: Awad Nasri Qaddouri due to heavy shelling of the city.
Hama: Hawija: Intense shelling of the city by helicopters, and there is no means of communications.
Deir Ezzor: Abu Kamal: Nashaat Ashour was martyred due to indiscriminate shelling of Ketaf neighborhood.
Deir Ezzor: Seven members of the Free syrian Army were martyred due to gunfires by the regime forces Maadan. Four of those martyrs were identified. However, the regime forces stole the other three bodies. The names of the four martyrs are Lieutenant Abdullah Freij of Hasaka, Amin ghafel Shuaibi, Khaled Omar, and Ahmed Mohamed Shuaibi.
Damascus Suburbs: Tal: Finding of 40 bodies of the city martyrs, who were martyred due to the indiscriminate shelling of the city for several days. The families of those martyrs are stil discovering new bodies.
Lattakia: Jabal Akrad: The continued mortar shelling of Duwain, Kafr Ajooz, Salma, and Kafr Dalba villages.
Hama: Sahl Ghab: Intense shelling of Howija village by helicopters.
Aleppo: Heavy Shelling of Shababeya City by Helicopters.
Aleppo: Regime forces intensely shell Sakhour neighborhood with machine guns from helicopters.
Hama: Harbnafsah: The regime force stormed the town with tanks amid intense and indiscriminate gunfire and shelling by tanks, which resulted in destroying some houses.
Aleppo: Several people were martyred and tens were wounded due to the regime forces' shelling of Al-Shaar neighborhood. The residents are trying to recover the bodies from the rubble.
Deir Ezzor: Mayaden: Several people were martyred and tens were wounded during the regime forces' intense shelling of the city with tanks.
Deir Ezzor: Mayaden: The regime forces stormed the city at 8 am from two directions, Al-Nadi (the Athletic Club) and Al-Tiba roundabout, accompanied by 20 tanks and BMP vehicles, then proceeded to shell Al-Mhareem and the Tiba-Hajjana Road.
Deir Ezzor: Mayadeen: Heavy shelling of the city by helicopters.
Deir Ezzor: Sundus Abdul Shamlan, 25, and Abdullah Khalifa, 40, were both martyred by the regime forces after raiding Jura neighborhood.
Deir Ezzor: Saleh Jassem Al-Jassem was martyred after being shot by the regime's forces in Al-Joura neighborhood.
Damascus Suburbs: Ahmad Riyad Al-Benni and a woman from Al-Qwatli family were martyred due to the shelling of a mall.
Damascus Suburbs: Qudsaya: Regime force open fire heavily in the city, accompanied by erecting several checkpoints for the regime's army.
Aleppo: Fierce clashes are reported between the Free Syrian Army and the regime's army near the military airport at Al-Nairab bridge.
Homs: Houla: Qassem Muhammad Saad El-Deen and Mustafa Al-Ismail were martyred due to the shelling of the town by the regime's forces.
Homs: Saeed Rajab, a young man, was martyred by sniper in Deir Baalba neighborhood.
Deir Ezzor: Bokamal: Nashat Khalil Ashour, a 54 years old, was martyred as a result of wounds sustained during shelling.
Homs: Houla: Fierce shelling by warplanes and mortar shells in the city.
Daraa: Hirak: Renewed fierce shelling in the city after the siege of all sides and besiege the nearby cities.
Deir Ezzor: An unidentified person is martyred after being shot by a regime's sniper. He was buried in the Moalemeen garden in the Qusoor neighborhood.
Aleppo: Several people are injured due to the intense artillery shelling of Al-Wakalat Street in the Sukari neighborhood.
Damascus Suburbs: Dumair: Ali Ahmad Juma'a, an engineer, was martyred due to torture while detained. He was arrested a month ago and was suffering from a kidney disease.
Damascus: Nahr Eisha: Renewed indiscriminate shelling of Nahr Eisha and Dahaleel neighborhoods by the tanks of the regime forces, and plumes of smoke are rising in the sky.
Deir Ezzor: Regime artillery positioned in the Talaea camp intensely shell the city.
Deir Ezzor: Artillery shells fall on Safira Tahtani at the same time as the calls to the dawn prayer.
Damascus Suburbs:saqba: Several people were martyred and several wounded due to regime forces shelling a mall while residents were shopping for some Eid supplies.
Damascus Suburbs: Sabineh: Heavy shelling of the town using missiles, tanks and helicopters is reported.
Damascus Suburbs: Tal: Heavy artillery shelling of the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Kafrbatna: Ammar al-Hamwi was martyred by shrapnel shellings in the Deqaq neighborhood near Sawaf Mosque.
Damascus Suburbs: Tal: Omar Jehad Abla, 17, was martyred by regime forces' gunfire.
Damascus Suburbs: Daraya: Heavy shelling with missiles of Fshoukh land, which is situated between Daraya and Mouadamyeh, is reported and is accompanied by helicopters shelling the eastern part of Daraya.
Damascus Suburbs: Aqraba: Heavy shelling with warplane machine guns is reported in the town.
Daraa: Sanamen: Regime's security forces are deployed in large numbers along with tanks and regime thugs (Shabiha) amid nonstop gunfire by the regime's forces.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: The regime's forces intensely shell the farms on the outskirts of the city from the Jaraman checkpoint, while helicopters hover above the city.
Daraa: Hrak: The regime's forces continues shelling the city with missiles and mortars.
Damascus: Tadamon: The regime's forces are shelling the neighborhood with mortars and high-calibar machine guns, accompanied by warplanes flying above it.
Syria Protests August 18, 2012 : A Video Roundup
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