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Report: Syrian regime drops 98 barrel bombs in September 2018

Report: Syrian regime drops 98 barrel bombs in September 2018
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Damascus (Syria News) The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented, on Saturday, that the Syrian regime dropped at least 98 barrel bombs in September 2018.

In a report, the SNHR stated that all explosive barrels were dropped on Hama Province (67 barrels) and Idlib Province (31 barrels), while indicated that the barrels killed two civilians, one in Hama and the other in Idlib.

The report also added that the explosive barrels inflicted great damage on a medical facility in Hass Village, in the southern countryside of Idlib.

Furthermore, the SNHR pointed out that the Syrian regime dropped at least 3601 explosive barrels since early 2018, on different areas in Syria.

It is noteworthy that the Syrian regime used barrel bombs for the first time in October 2012, against the residents of Salqin City, in Idlib Province. Also, barrel bombs are internationally banned weapons, for being indiscriminate weapons with enormous destructive impact.

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