At least 75 civilians were reported killed by air strikes of President Bashar al-Assad's regime in the rebel-held region of Ghouta Timur. The attacks were launched in a number of residential areas on Thursday, according to sources from the Syrian Civil Defense Group or also known as White Helmets, as reported by the Turkish news agency, Anadolu Agency , Air strikes launched in the settlements killed 27 people in Arbin, 17 in Jisrin, 2 in Zamalka, 3 in Sabka, 3 in Misraba, 7 (19659002) Eight civilians were also killed in the air strikes on the Duma, as well as four in Hazzah and two other civilians in Harasta.
White Helmets volunteers have jumped into the scene of attacks to search for and rescue victims.
East Ghouta close to Damascus, has been besieged by Syrian forces for more than four years. Then in May 2017 when the government troops launched a large-scale military operation.
Air strikes in the East Ghouta region have increased in recent days, after a Russian warplane was shot down over the weekend in rebel-held Idlib province.
According to Syrian Observer for Human Rights group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, more than 200 civilians have been killed since Monday (5/2) in the Syrian regime's air strikes in East Ghouta. Among the dead included at least 54 children and 41 women. Mentioned Observatory, more than 700 civilians were also wounded in the air strikes
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