An unspecified number of civilians were killed and wounded in airstrikes on Hamouriya, local media reported. Sources lamed both Russian and Syrian regime raids for the strikes. There were multiple reports of barrel bombing.
Local sources said that cluster and phosphorus rockets were dropped by helicopters. There were as many as eight explosive barrels dropped onto the residential neighbourhood causing civilian casualties.
According to @haifaa_ahmad1, March 13th saw an “increase shelling with explosive barrels from the helicopter. Fourteen barrels were dropped, in addition to intensive artillery shelling with than 20 shells on residential neighbourhoods in the city since the morning until this moment.”
@syrianscene noted that “many civilians were injured in the targeting of civilian houses in the town of Hamuoria by Assad’s forces”.
Meanwhile, the Local Coordination Committees of Syria reported “the fall of martyrs and wounded civilians as a result of raids by the Russian warplanes on the cities and towns of Douma and Harsta and Kafrbna and bridges and Zamalek and Hamuria in Ghouta”.
The local time of the incident is unknown.