Russian and loyalist bombing on Eastern Ghouta kills 98 civilians in one day

تحرير أمنة رياض | ترجمة نهى سالطي | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 20 فبراير، 2018 1:03:34 م تقرير دوليعسكريسياسي جريمة حرب

Local and field news:

On Monday, activists documented the killing of 98 civilians, most of them women and children, by the intensified bombing of the loyalist forces and Russia on the towns and villages of Eastern Ghouta, Damascus Suburbs, Southern Syria.

On Tuesday, the Russian bombing on the town of Misraba, 12 kilometers east of Damascus, killed four civilians and injured three others, as artillery and missile shelling on other villages and towns in Ghouta killed and injured several civilians. No final death toll is available as the bombing continues.  

On Monday, the Misraba local council announced the town a disaster zone after the intensified bombing led Misraba's residents to flee to escape the suffering.

On Monday night, eight civilians were killed after a suspected Russian air strike hit the town of Beit Sawa, 11 kilometers east of Damascus.

Also on Monday, the Damascus Suburbs provincial council and the Syrian Interim Government demanded the Negotiation Committee to suspend all negotiations with Bashar al-Assad's government until the end of their military operation in Eastern Ghouta.

On Tuesday, the Army of Islam announced the killing and injury of several loyalist fighters during a loyalist attempt to advance in Eastern Ghouta, near the town of al-Zariqiah in Douma, 15 kilometers east of Damascus.  

On Tuseday, suspected International Coalition warplanes raided the Islamic State-controlled city of Hajin, 95 kilometers east of Deir ez-Zor, Eastern Syria, killing 16 civilians, most of which were women and children.

Also on Tuesday, loyalist artillery shelling targeted the village of al-Quneitra, 35 kilometers north of Homs, Central Syria, killing two members of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.

On Monday, two civilians were killed and two others were injured after loyalist forces targeted their car with a thermobaric missile while they were returning from the al-Hola area to the city of Talbisah, Northern Homs.

Political and international news:

Earlier on Monday, the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov, said that what happened in Aleppo when the loyalist forces forced most of the people out of Eastern Aleppo and into Idlib, may happen in Eastern Ghouta.

On Monday, the central media channel of the Hmeimim military air base said on their Facebook page that Russia has provided al-Assad's government with advanced weapons in order to launch a military operation in Eastern Ghouta, Damascus.

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تحرير أمنة رياض | ترجمة نهى سالطي | تحرير الترجمة Vera Halvorsen 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 20 فبراير، 2018 1:03:34 م تقرير دوليعسكريسياسي جريمة حرب
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