Regime Air Strikes Kill 4 in East Damascus as Assad Tightens Squeeze on Opposition Strongholds

Opposition website reports on recent strikes on the capital and northern Idleb province which killed and injured scores of people as fighting for control of the last remaining opposition-held areas intensifies

At least four people, including an child, were killed in regime air strikes on the town of Erbin east of Damascus as regime forces press to overrun the strategic Eastern Ghouta suburb, a local reporter said Tuesday.

Regime warplanes have conducted more than 10 raids on Erbin since early morning amid fierce clashes between rebel and regime militias at the eastern gate of the town.

In northern Idleb city, at least 21 civilians were killed Tuesday in suspected Russian air strikes, a civil defense member said.

Speaking to Turkish Anadolu Agency, civil defense member Omer Ulwan said suspected Russian warplanes carried out 10 airstrikes on populated areas in Idleb’s Kusur district.

“At least 18 people were injured in the attacks,” Ulwan said.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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