Renewed shelling on the east of Damascus and the outskirts of Al-Ghouta as well as targeting by the regime forces to the south of the capital • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Renewed shelling on the east of Damascus and the outskirts of Al-Ghouta as well as targeting by the regime forces to the south of the capital

Places in Jobar – Ein Tarma area in the vicinity of the capital and the outskirts of the Eastern Ghouta, were shelled intensively after the midnight of Friday – Saturday, by the regime forces, that targeted the controlled areas of Al-Rahman Corps, and no information about casualties was reported yet, while areas in Kafr Batna town in the eastern Ghouta were shelled after the midnight of Friday – Saturday, by the regime forces, and no information about casualties was reported.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday, that several missiles, believed to be ground-to-ground, fired by the regime forces fell on areas in Jober Damascene neighborhood and other places in the outskirts of Ein Tarma town in the Eastern Ghouta, which has been coincided with shelling by the regime forces  on the same areas in an escalating way, with no information about injuries so far, and the regime forces also shelled areas in Kafrbatna town in the Eastern Ghouta, leaving injured people, and this shelling comes after the shells fired by the regime forces yesterday and left the biggest human death toll since last September. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that more citizens died in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, as a result of the shelling on cities and towns there, during the past 24 hours, in which the number of citizens whose death was documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has increased to 11 citizens at least, in the shelling by the regime forces by artillery and rocket shelling yesterday the 26th of October 2017, which targeted Douma city which is controlled by Jaysh Al-Islam and which is its stronghold in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, and other areas in Saqba city and Ein Tarma town which are controlled by Al-Rahman Corps, in which 8 persons were killed including two children and a citizen woman as a result of the shelling on Douma city, while two men were killed by the shelling on Saqba city, and a child was killed in by the shelling by the regime forces on Ein Tarma town, while the number of casualties may increase because of the presence of serious injuries.

Damascus Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the regime forces opened fire of their heavy machineguns, on areas in the 30th Street, and the surrounding Al-Basateen, in Yarmouk camp south of the capital, and no information about injuries was reported.