Posts Tagged ‘Ghouta’

Syria: Chemical attack on Douma, Damascus, kills over 70, injures over 1000

  • 8 April 2018 - 12:23
Syria: Chemical attack on Douma, Damascus, kills over 70, injures over 1000

At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, rescuers and medics say. Volunteer rescue force the White Helmets tweeted graphic images showing several bodies in basements. It said the deaths were likely to rise. Syria...

Syria’s Eastern Ghouta is “catastrophe” after Russian-Syrian bombardment killed dozens

  • 21 February 2018 - 20:21
Syria’s Eastern Ghouta is “catastrophe” after Russian-Syrian bombardment killed dozens

A doctor working in the Syrian rebel enclave of the Eastern Ghouta says the situation is "catastrophic" - and he believes the international community has abandoned the people living there, BBC reported. "We don't have anything - no food, no medicine, no shelter," Dr Bassam said, according to the...

Over 28 civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta, Syria: Fingers point at Russian warplanes

  • 4 January 2018 - 19:52
Over 28 civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta, Syria: Fingers point at Russian warplanes

About 30 civilians have been reported killed in air strikes on two towns in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Syria's capital, Damascus. The Syria Civil Defence said one of its rescue workers was among 18 people who died when what witnesses identified as Russian jets bombed Misraba,...