In the past two days, more than 100 people were killed in Eastern Ghouta in clashes, airstrikes and shelling, UN secretary general’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters on Thursday.
Over 100 people killed in East Ghouta in past 48 hours — UN
STEPANAKERT, MARCH 9, ARTSAKHPRESS:He said clashes in Eastern Ghouta and mortar shelling of Damascus continue, putting the civilian population in danger and preventing humanitarian assistance from reaching thousands of those in need.
"The ongoing hostilities in East Ghouta have reportedly resulted in over 100 deaths in the past 48 hours," the spokesman said. "Since 24 February, when the Security Council adopted Resolution 2401 demanding a cessation of hostilities, hundreds of people have reportedly been killed and thousands injured due to fighting, air and ground strikes."