The relative calm has been intervened by two rounds of shelling in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus after shelling by hundreds of raids and missiles that left about 660 casualties and wounded in 15 consecutive days

Rif Dimashq Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus witnessed during the past few hours since yesterday after the midnight until now, relative calm intervened by two rounds of artillery shelling, one of them was carried out after the midnight of Tuesday – Wednesday, on areas in Hazza town, and the other was carried out this morning, in which the shelling targeted areas in Ein Tarma town and its vicinity, which caused material damage, without information about casualties, and the decreased pace of shelling on the Eastern Ghouta comes with completing the 15th consecutive day of the military operations and the escalation of shelling, since the shelling and the clashes started in the Eastern Ghouta, on the 14th of November 2017, in which the intensive shelling by artillery and rocket shells as will as air strikes resulted in the death and the injury of hundreds of citizens, due to targeting the Eastern Ghouta by hundreds of shells and missiles, in which the regime forces targeted Harasta city and Mdira town with the vicinity of the Vehicle Department by more than 883 shells and missiles believed to be ground-to-ground, which have targeted Harasta and Mdira in the Eastern Ghouta since Tuesday the 14thof November 2017, and the SOHR has also documented that 198 raids at least targeted Harasta city and Mdira town since Tuesday, and the SOHR has also documented 149 raids at least hit the cities of Douma, Arbin and Zamlka as well as other areas in the Eastern Ghouta in the same period, while the number of shells and missiles that are believed to be ground-to-ground, fired by the regime forces and fell on the cities and the towns of Ein Tarma, Douma, Misraba, Saqba, Hamouriyah, Arbin, Ashari Farms, Beit Sawa, Hazza and Kafr Batna, has increased to 369.

 

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented during the past 15 days the death of 151 casualties including 35 children under the age of eighteen, 15 citizen women over the age of eighteen and 4 members of the Civil Defense, the number of people who have been killed since Tuesday the 14th of November 2017, until the 28th of November 2017, in which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented, the death of 3 citizens including 2 children who were killed on Tuesday by raids on Hamuriya, while 18 citizens were killed yesterday, Monday including 2 children and a woman by bombardment by warplanes on areas in Misraba, Mdira and Arbin as well as artillery shelling on Douma, and the Syrian Observatory also documented the death of 25 citizens on Sunday including 5 children and 3 citizen women by raids on Misraba and Mdira, as well as rocket shelling on Douma, also 11 citizens including 5 children and a woman were killed on Thursday due to raids on areas in the cities and the towns of Harasta, Douma and Ein Tarma, raids on Arbin city, rocket shelling on Ein Tarma and Jisreen, affected by the injury they had by raids on Hazza and Misraba, artillery shelling on Arbin city, while 3 children were killed on Wednesday by artillery shelling on Ein Tarma and Harasta city in the Eastern Ghouta, while 3 citizens including a woman died on Tuesday affected by the injury they had by artillery and rocket shelling previously on Arbin city and Misraba town, also 10 citizens including 4 children and 2 citizen women were killed on Monday, by artillery and rocket shelling on Arbin, Mdira, Hamuriya and Kafr Batna, while 17 citizens including a child were killed on Sunday, by artillery and rocket shelling on Douma, Misraba, Mdira, Hamuriya, while on Saturday at least 14 were killed including a child girl and 4 women as a result of raids on Mdira and Harasta, and artillery shelling on Hazza and Hamuriya, while 20 citizens including 6 children and 2 citizen women were killed on Friday, as a result of artillery, aerial and rocket shelling on Douma, Harasta and Arbin, while 14 citizens including 4 children and women were killed on Thursday, due to raids and land shelling on Arbin, Beit Sawa, Douma, Hamuriya and Ein Tarma, and the casualties who were killed on Wednesday, are 8 citizens including two children they were killed by raids and artillery shelling Arbin, Saqba, Hamuriya and Douma, while the casualties who were killed on Tuesday are 4 citizens were killed by shelling on Arbin and Mdira, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the injury of about 505 persons at least including tens of children and citizen women, some of them are still in serious situation, which may raise the death toll.

 

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