Truce continues in the Eastern Ghouta for the second day with increasing violations • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Truce continues in the Eastern Ghouta for the second day with increasing violations

The truce continues in the Eastern Ghouta for the second consecutive day amid continued calm but with violations documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, where the Syrian Observatory has documented targeting by fighters of an Islamic faction for an armored vehicle belongs to the regime forces near Arbin area in the Eastern Ghouta, which caused damaged it, but no information about casualties so far, also the Syrian Observatory published hours ago that it documented the fall of a shell on area in outskirts of Harasta city which caused material damage, the Syrian Observatory also documented violations since yesterday afternoon, where 6 raids were carried out by warplanes on Ein Tarma town, and 2 raids on Douma city its outskirts, and the regime forces shelled areas in Ein Tarma, also fighters of Jaysh al-Islam targeted using mortar shells positions of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them in the areas of Al-Dawahra and Al-Rihan in the Eastern Ghouta, also the Syrian Observatory documented the fall of a shell launched by the regime forces on the outskirts of Jesrin town, and shelling by the regime forces with four missiles believed to be ground-to-ground on areas in Jobar neighbourhood east of the capital Damascus, the regime forces also targeted the outskirts of Ein Tarma town with 10 mortar shells which caused material damage, but no information about casualties, and the fall of six shells launched by the regime forces on areas at the outskirts of Beit Nayem town located in Al-Marj area in the Eastern Ghouta, which caused material damage, also Since the start of the truce the observatory documented a shell targeted the outskirts of Harasta city which caused material damage, while the Syrian Observatory documented the first violation which was 3 artillery shells launched by the regime forces on areas in Douma city, which caused 5 casualties, and the quiet prevails areas of the clash east of the capital and its eastern Ghouta, within the truce that provides for a cease-fire, which came as a result of the renewal of the “de-escalation zones” agreement applied since the 6th of May 2017, where the renewed agreement concerns the Eastern Ghouta area in Rif Dimashq, with the exception of areas controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, the agreement is based on a complete cease-fire, the introduction of humanitarian and food aid to the area and the evacuation of injuries and ill cases from the Eastern Ghouta to receive treatment.