Regime strikes kill 16 in Syria's Ghouta enclave: monitor

 06 Feb 2018 - 13:09

Regime strikes kill 16 in Syria's Ghouta enclave: monitor
A Syrian man mourns over his destroyed home in the rebel-held besieged town of Arbin, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on February 5, 2018, following airstrikes. / AFP / ABDULMONAM EASSA


Beirut: Fresh air strikes by the Syrian military on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, killed at least 16 civilians on Tuesday, a monitoring group said.
"There were 16 killed, two of them children, in intensive air raids carried out by the regime against several regions of Eastern Ghouta," Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said.

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