35 Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus


It has been confirmed that at least 35 people have been killed in the latest attack by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad against rebel forces. This most recent attack, which occurred on Wednesday took place in the area near eastern a-Ruta near the Syrian capital of Damascus.

The Syrian Center for Human Rights reported that at least 10 of those killed were children. Since Monday, more than 169 Syrian citizens have been killed in the area by Assad’s forces.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)