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Humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta worsening

Conditions in Syria's Eastern Ghouta continue to deteriorate, but with the government's lack of security guarantees and ongoing bombardment, many residents feel evacuation is not an option.

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    Saturday marks the fifth day of a Russian-led partial ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta.

    It has once again failed to produce aid deliveries or evacuations of the critically ill.

    More than 100 people have now been killed in the rebel enclave since the UN voted for a ceasefire one week ago.

    The UN's humanitarian commissioner says Syrian government air raids on the rebel enclave probably constitute war crimes.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.


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