During the war nearly 15 thousand children killed in Syria, - Human rights activists

Source : 112 Ukraine

At least 1433 children during the war were imprisoned, about a hundred of them were subjected to torture in custody
15:07, 21 August 2016


In Aleppo and other Syrian cities since the beginning of the war nearly 15 thousand сhildren were killed, according to DW citing Syrian monitoring center for human rights.

"More than 14,700 children have died in Syria since 2011. Most of them were victims of the bombing and fighting, hundreds died of hunger or disease." - stated the center.

At the same time, the publication stresses that, according to Human Rights Watch, during the war in Syria have been imprisoned at least 1433 children, of which only 436 were released. At least a hundred young children were subjected to torture in detention.

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