Strikes On Syria's Ghouta Kill 500 Civilians In 7 Days: Monitor

Deadly new strikes hit the enclave as the UN Security Council prepared to vote on a ceasefire resolution, while more bodies were recovered from the rubble from previous raids, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Strikes On Syria's Ghouta Kill 500 Civilians In 7 Days: Monitor

At least 121 children have died in the air strikes on the Syrian rebel enclave, it said. (AFP)


Beirut:  Air strikes and artillery fire on the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta have killed 500 civilians in seven days, 121 of them children, a monitor said on Saturday.

Deadly new strikes hit the enclave as the UN Security Council prepared to vote on a ceasefire resolution, while more bodies were recovered from the rubble from previous raids, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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