No less than 250 individuals have been killed in more than two days of heightening violence in eastern Ghouta, as Syrian and Russian airstrikes keep on bombarding the rebel held enclave.
Rockets and artillery fire have been targeting the Damascus suburb in a clear arrangement for a government ground strike.
The UN has depicted the circumstance as “beyond imagination”, while Amnesty International said “flagrant war crimes” were being carried out.
In a noteworthy improvement in Syria’s perplexing 7-year war, forces faithful to Bashar al Assad were sent towards the northern Afrin district, where they came under fire by Turkish forces assaulting the Kurdish-controlled territory.
A representative for Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there would be “serious consequences” after a caravan of around 50 vehicles tried to enter Afrin on Tuesday but were repelled by artillery fire.
The bombardment in eastern Ghouta has prompted the most exceedingly terrible 48-hour loss of life in Syria since a chemical attack in 2013.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 106 citizens, including 19 children, were killed in the brutality on Tuesday.
It was the second day in a row that the civilian loss of life topped 100 after 127 individuals were killed Monday in eastern Ghouta’s bloodiest day in four years.
The strikes left an important hospital out of action, additionally restricting the little medicinal aid that the besieged citizens can access.
The Observatory blamed the Russian warplanes, saying Moscow carried out its first strikes in 3-months on eastern Ghouta.