The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

After the Russian and regime forces killed more than 1400 citizens during a month and their control over about 83% of the Eastern Ghouta… calm prevails the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus waiting for the results of negotiations

Rif Dimashq Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the displacement of citizens from the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus is continuing, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the displacement of thousands of citizens since today morning, the 18th of March 2018, after more than 50 thousand citizens have displaced, during the past 72 hours, from the south-western pocket of the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, controlled by Al-Rahman Corps, and the displacement of the citizens today, was coincided with calm prevailing the Eastern Ghouta intervened by overflights of warplanes over the area and the fall of shells on areas in Ein Tarma town, and this calm, according to information obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, comes amid anticipations for announcing the agreement supposed to be reached between Al-Rahman Corps and the Russian side, to bring the fighters of Al-Rahman Corps out to the Syrian North, where Al-Rahman Corps still controls Arbin, Zamalka, Ein Tarma and parts of Jobar neighborhood.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented thousands of casualties and wounded, in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus since the escalation started on the 18th of February 2018, until today the 18th of March 2018, where the Syrian Observatory documented the death of more than 1401 Syrian civilians whose death was documented by the Syrian Observatory in the Eastern Ghouta, including 276 children and 174 women, who have been killed since the 18th of February 2018, 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, resulted in the injury of more than 5200 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 869 casualties including 135 children and 91 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.