Syrians starve as government halts supplies

The regime has prevented supplies from reaching a Damascus suburb, a move that has forced many to go hungry.

    The opposition coalition is warning of a humanitarian disaster in a Damascus suburb.

    Rebels have been using areas in the capital to attack nearby military installations.

    The government has responded by imposing a siege, preventing supplies and starving people in the process.

    Al Jazeera's Rawyeh Rageh reports. Viewers may find some images disturbing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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