Damascus, ALRAY - 9 Palestinians were killed, seven of them starved to death, on Sunday in Yarmouk Palestinian Refugee Camp as a result of the continued siege imposed by the Syrian regime forces on the starving Palestinian camp for more than 195 days, that brought the total number of deaths to 73 martyrs of hunger.
The sprawling Yarmouk camp, in the southern suburbs of the city, is home to tens of thousands of Palestinian refugees and displaced Syrians who have been trapped under a year-long blockade.
Dozens of children, elderly people and others displaced by the Syrian conflict have starved to death in a besieged camp in Damascus. according to credible reports.
According to the Working Group for the Palestinians in Syria.”The starvation of seven Palestinian refugees from Yarmouk camp due to dehydration, lack of food and medical care among the refugees.
The group explained that the martyrs are : Mahmoud Abdullah , Said Idris, Amira Mohammed, Najmah Qwader , Riifah Qraich, Rahmah Alian and baby Abdul Jalil Khamis.
It pointed out that the old Abu Marwan died as a result of a sniper shot while searching for food in the orchards of al- Hajar al-Aswad area , while the body of Faiz Thiyabi was found near the Yarmouk University in Dar’a International Highway.