Over 8,000 people were killed in Syria this past August, the Syrian Human Rights Observatory announced.
3,463 of the dead were civilians, including 281 children and 138 women over the age of 18. 1,448 of the dead were rebel forces. 1,351 of the dead were Islamic State” (IS) terrorists or members of other terrorist organizations. 1,405 of the dead belonged to the Syrian defense forces.