2. Syria Observatory: October death toll 5,772

  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says a total of 5,772 people were killed as a result of the Syria conflict in the month of October. 
  • SOHR says of these 1,064 were civilians and 251 were under the age of 18. 
  • Observatory counted 876 deaths of Assad regime forces; 1,552 Syrian rebels and Kurdish YPG fighters. 
  • 1,342 ISIS, al-Nusra and other militants killed over the course of the month.