Two civilians – a child and a member of the White Helmets – were killed and others were wounded in air and artillery and missile strikes on Saqba, local media reported. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.
@HalabTodayTV tweeted the “demolition of residential areas by air, artillery and missile attacks”.
A child and a member of the Syrian Civil Defence were included in the death toll.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Mohammad al Asas, a member of Civil Defense center 215, was killed as Syrian/Russian warplanes fired missiles Saqba city in Eastern Ghouta east of Damascus suburbs, on March 8, 2018.”
The strikes reportedly occurred in the morning.
The incident occured in the morning.