Syria's war: Ghouta hit with incendiary rockets

Ghouta is being hit by incendiary bombs that are intended to start large fires when they hit the ground.

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    More than 440 civilians have died in just six days in Eastern Ghouta alone.

    The area is now being hit by incendiary bombs that are appearing in the night skies, weapons that are intended to start large fires when they hit the ground.

    The opposition holds Russia and Iran responsible for the continuing bombardment, calling it a "genocide".

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Gaziantep on the Turkish-Syria border.


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