The onslaught has since taken more than 50 per cent of Eastern Ghouta and killed some 850 civilians. Here is a summary of events:Government forces open a Russian-backed campaign against Eastern Ghouta with more than 260 rockets and intense air raids. On February 20 Russian air strikes reportedly target Eastern Ghouta for the first time in three months, hitting the key regional hospital in Arbin. The regime sends hundreds of Afghan, Palestinian, and Syrian loyalist militiamen to Eastern Ghouta, the Observatory says the next day. The offensive has displaced more than 10,000 people in Eastern Ghouta.
Source: Pakistan Today March 08, 2018 09:33 UTC