More than 110 people killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta -UPDATED

  07 February 2018    Read: 1823
More than 110 people killed in Syria

At least 110 people were killed and dozens wounded over the past 48 hours in new Syria raids in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, according to residents and monitoring groups.

On Monday, 30 civilians were killed in air raids, while on the following day, 80 more were killed. At least 22 children and 21 women were among the dead. 

"Scenes of entire buildings, housing whole families crashing down with the residents - women, children and men - still inside have become a frequent image," Abu Salem al-Shami, a resident and activist, told Al Jazeera by phone from Eastern Ghouta, an area that has been under opposition control since 2013.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based monitoring group, says Tuesday marked the "largest massacre in Syria" since April's chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province when more than 80 people were killed. 

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At least 7 people were killed and dozens wounded in new Syria raids in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, reports Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Wednesday.

Read the original article on aljazeera.com. 


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