The Eastern Ghouta witnesses the bloodiest day since the resolution of the UNSC; 80 civilians were killed and about 300 others were injured in the heavy shelling despite the "truce of Putin" • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The Eastern Ghouta witnesses the bloodiest day since the resolution of the UNSC; 80 civilians were killed and about 300 others were injured in the heavy shelling despite the “truce of Putin”

Rif Dimashq Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: aerial and ground bombardment continue on the eastern Ghouta, where barrel bombs, air raids and missiles have targeted areas in Hamouriyah city, which caused bad smell after the shelling and caused more than 18 persons to have suffocation and shortness of breath, while the civilian death toll continues to rise in the Eastern Ghouta, which is witnessing the bloodiest day since the resolution of the UN Security Council on the 24th of February 2018, where the death toll rose to 80 including 7 children and 8 women, and they are: 5 casualties in Hazza town, 3 citizens were killed in the airstrikes on Zamalka city, and a citizen was killed in aerial bombardment on KafrBatna and al-Ashari town, and 3 citizens were killed in aerial bombardment on Saqba city, and 10 citizens including a child were killed in aerial bombardment on Harasta city, and a child was killed in aerial bombardment on Madyara, and a citizen was killed in aerial bombardment on Ein Tarma town, and 8 citizens including 2 women were killed in aerial bombardment on Douma city, and 9 citizens (they are 4 children and 5 women) were killed in shelling before and after midnight of yesterday on Jesrin, and 19 citizens including a child and a woman were killed in aerial bombardment before and after midnight of yesterday on Hamouriyah, and 19 casualties in KafrBatna town were killed in aerial bombardment, also, the aerial bombardment have injured about 300 persons with varying severity, some of whom were permanently disabled, while there are still missing people under the rubble that was caused by aerial and ground bombardment and shelling on the Eastern Ghouta.

Raising to 775, the number of Syrian civilians who were killed in the Eastern Ghouta, including 173 children and 106 women, who have been killed by the aerial, rocket and artillery shelling on the cities and towns of Douma, Harasta, Arbin, Zamalka, Hamouriyah, Jesrin, Kafr Batna, Hazza, Ash’ari, Nashabiyah, Aftries, Otaya, Al-Shifonyyah, Al-Marj area, Mesraba, Madyara, Beit Sawa, and other areas in the besieged Ghouta of Damascus, and the shelling during this period which completed 2 weeks since it started, resulted in the injury of more than 3900 citizens including hundreds of children and citizen women with varying severity, some of them have permanent disabilities, while the bodies of tens of citizens are still under the rubble of destruction caused by the aerial, rocket and artillery shelling by the regime forces on the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, and the total death toll documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, includes 243 casualties including 36 children and 30 women who were killed and documented by the SOHR after the resolution of the UNSC, which failed again to stop the killing of the people of the Eastern Ghouta.

And the shelling resulted in the fall of hundreds of wounded, where the number of casualties may increase because of the presence of serious injuries, amid the tragic humanitarian situation of the people of Ghouta, who intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that they do not leave the shelters for fear of the intensive shelling, amid inability of the medical staff to relieve all medical cases, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the bombardment of the warplanes and helicopters as well as the intensive shelling on the Eastern Ghouta, resulted in getting 10 hospitals and medical points out of service as a result of their targeting in Saqba, Douma, Beit Sawa, Jesrin, Arbin and other areas in the Eastern Ghouta, to decrease the ability of medical capacity even more, and crowd the places with the wounded who flock as a result of heavy and ongoing shelling by the regime forces, led by the Brigadier Suhail Al-Hassan.

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