The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The death of more civilians raises the death toll of the Eastern Ghouta to about 130 in 11 consecutive days

Rif Dimashq Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: more shells launched by the regime forces and landed on areas in the Eastern Ghouta, where shells landed on places at the outskirts of Otaya town, Hosh Salhiya and Ein Tarma town, while it rose to 10, the number of raids that targeted areas in Arbin city and its outskirts since this morning, which killed a person and injured 8 others, also it rose to 5 including 2 children, the number of persons who were killed today as a result of the bombardment of warplanes on places in Madyara town in the Eastern Ghouta, which in turn raises to 25 citizens including 7 children and 4 citizen women, the number of people killed today, and the casualties are: 12 citizens including 3 citizen women and 3 children (including a woman and her 3 children) were killed by bombardment by warplanes and artillery shelling on the Eastern Ghouta, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 7 of them including a woman and her 3 children in the raids that targeted Douma, which is considered the stronghold of Jaysh al-Islam, while the other 5 (including 2 women) were killed in the artillery shelling on the same town, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are about 30 wounded people some of them are in critical situation, where the regime forces targeted the city by more than 28 artillery shells, also, it rose to 4, the number of people who were killed in the rocket and artillery shelling on Saqba city, in addition to 3 casualties including a child were killed in an airstrike targeted Madyara town, and a citizen woman was killed in shelling by the regime forces on Hammuriyyeh city, and 3 including a female child were died affected by injuries they had yesterday in raids by warplanes targeted areas in the cities of Arbin and Douma and in Madyara town, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

Thus, the death toll has increased to 129 citizens including 30 children and 28 citizen women, who have been killed since the 29th of December 2017 and until now, and the casualties are 94 citizens including 25 children, 22 citizen women and a male nurse, they were killed in raids by the warplanes on areas in Harasta city controlled by the Islamic movement of Ahrar Al-Sham and raids on Madyara town, and 35 citizens including 5 children and 6 citizen women and 2 male nurses were killed by artillery and rocket shelling targeted areas in Beit Sawa town, the cities of Harasta, Hamuriya, Douma and Arbin as well as the towns of Kafr Batna, Mesraba, Al-Nashabiyah and Otaya, and the aerial and artillery shelling left tens of casualties and wounded included a large number of children and citizen women, and the number of casualties may increase because of the presence of serious injuries.