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Regime, Russia Launch Aerial Offensive on Western Ghouta

Civilians killed as Damascus suburbs bombarded with surface-surface missiles, cluster munitions and barrel bombs by Syrian and Russian forces
Regime, Russia Launch Aerial Offensive on Western Ghouta

One civilian has been killed and dozens injured on Monday in regime and Russian air strikes on the Palestinian Khan al-Shih camp in the capital's western Ghouta suburbs, Local Coordination Committees said Monday.

Russian warplanes conducted eight raids on the camp using cluster munitions, the local monitor said.

Meanwhile, regime warplanes and artillery renewed bombing on Deir Khabiya in the western Damascus countryside.

Monitors counted 36 barrel bombs dropped by regime warplanes on the towns of Khan al-Shih, Deir Khabiya and Maqlibe in Western Ghouta over 24 hours.

The Khan al-Shih local council said the regime forces located in Division 137 bombarded Maqlibe valley with six barrel bombs and two surface-surface missiles.

On Sunday, three people were killed and 20 more people wounded in Al-Wadi and Deir Khabiya when regime warplanes pounded the towns with 30 barrel bombs, the Western Ghouta Media Center said.

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