DAMASCUS – Due to the ongoing bombardment of the Syrian rebellenenclave Eastern Ghouta are thousands of families in danger. That allows aid organization Save the Children, after 24 hour period about one hundred people to life would have been. ,,Local workers tell you about 4100 families who are hiding in a network of underground cellars and shelters.”
The rebellenbolwerk, which is east of Damascus, is controlled under heavy fire by government forces.
The rebellenbolwerk, which is east of Damascus, is controlled under heavy fire by government forces. They lay siege to the area with hundreds of thousands of residents since 2013. Local partners of Save the Children report that four hospitals have been affected by bombing.
The organisation says that many of the inhabitants, forced a safety to search for in underground shelters. ,,Some people are by the force of the explosions from their homes blown from the second or third floor. There are women and children from their homes were flying and on the ground ended up, with broken bones,” says a worker at the organization.
The Syrian Observatory for human Rights reports that Tuesday again, 66 people were killed by the shelling. In total, since Sunday night 210 deaths in the rebellenenclave, said the observatory, which relies on local resources. 850 people would be injured.
The Syrian authorities are pointing an accusing finger at the rebels in Eastern Ghouta. They use the inhabitants as living shields”, complained the Syrian ministry of Foreign Affairs. The state message that is in Damascus six killed and 28 injured by mortierbeschietingen of the rebels.