Beirut, Feb 26 (AP) A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say that despite the UN cease-fire resolution, new bombardment of the rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus killed 10 people as airstrikes and bombing resumed. Also Read - India Will Not Shy Away From Raising Its Voice Against Enemies of Humanity Like Terrorism: Ambassador to UN
Syrian state TV broadcast live footage showing the Harasta suburb being pounded by airstrikes and artillery. Also Read - Proud Moment: Tricolour To Be Installed at UNSC Stakeout as India Begins Tenure As Non-Permanent Member
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the opposition’s Syrian Civil Defense, also known as White Helmets, said nine died in an airstrike shortly after midnight on the suburb of Douma and one person was killed in Harasta today. Also Read - Germany Leaves UN Security Council, Chinese Envoy Says, 'Out of the Bottom of My Heart: Good Riddance'
The new deaths bring to 24 the two-day death toll in eastern Ghouta, on the edge of Damascus, despite UN Security Council’s unanimous approval on Saturday of a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria. Yesterday, 14 people were killed. (AP) CPS CPS
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