Syrian govt sends more forces to tighten siege against rebels in Ghouta
In Syria, the government has sent reinforcements to Eastern Ghouta, tightening the siege around the rebel-held enclave.
The Observatory said three civilians including a child were killed as heavy air strikes were conducted on several key towns in the besieged enclave today.
Meanwhile, the UN Security Council is meeting behind closed doors today to discuss the failed ceaefire truce. APP/ AFP