Air attacks kill dozens in Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta

Attacks on a besieged rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital intensified over the past week, killing more than 80 civilians.

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    Attacks on a besieged rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital intensified over the past week, killing more than 80 civilians.

    The volunteer rescue group Syria Civil Defence said more than 200 air attacks have hit the Eastern Ghouta region of rural Damascus since last Tuesday.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Gaziantep near the Turkey-Syria border.


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