In the suburbs of Damascus since the beginning of the year, killing 85 people — UN

From the beginning of 2018 in the Damascus suburb of East ghouta because of the fighting killed at least 85 people. This was stated by the UN high Commissioner for human rights Zeid RA’ad al-Hussein, the press center of the organization.

«The suffering of the Syrian people seems to never end, and residential areas of Eastern ghouta in the Damascus suburb shelled day and night from the air and from the ground,» said the high Commissioner.

Among the victims were 21 women and 30 children. 183 civilians were injured.

He added that people in this area are constantly forced to hide in basements, under blockade for the last four years, live 390 thousand.

The military conflict in Syria lasts since 2011. The fighting involved government forces, the opposition, radical Islamists, Kurds and the militants of the «Islamic state».

Supporting the troops of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has the army of the Russian Federation. International coalition strikes on the positions of militants «Islamic state».




In the suburbs of Damascus since the beginning of the year, killing 85 people — UN 11.01.2018

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