Monitor says 23 killed, including five children, in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 07, 2018 7:02 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes killed 23 civilians including five children in a rural part of the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

"The death toll from air strikes that targeted Eastern Ghouta villages increased to 23 people, including five children," the Britain-based war monitor said in a statement.

(Reporting by Dahlia Nehme; Editing by Alison Williams)