Fresh air raids on Syria's Ghouta kill 14

Fresh air raids on Syria's Ghouta kill 14

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vowed to continue an offensive in Eastern Ghouta near DAMASCUS as his forces advanced into the last major rebel enclave near the Capital.

Fresh air Raids by the Syrian regime on the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta killed at least 14 civilians.

The Syrian observatory for Human Rights said barrel bombs -- crude, improvised munitions that cause indiscriminate damage -- were used, including on the Town of Hammuriyeh, where 10 people were killed.

The Russian Ceasefire plan called for five-hour pauses to allow for aid deliveries and evacuations of civilians and wounded.

On the other hand an aid convoy of Lorries carrying Urgently needed Humanitarian supplies is preparing to go into the Rebel-held Syrian Area of Eastern Ghouta .

The 46 trucks will be the first to reach the besieged enclave since mid-February, despite a recent un-backed Ceasefire and short, daily truces ordered by Russia.

More than 600 people have been killed in that period, many of them children. APP/AFP

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