The national measles vaccination campaign which kicked off on Sunday continues its activities in Damascus and its countryside with the goal of reaching about half a million child ages between 7 months and five years.
The Syrian government “categorically” denied on Tuesday US accusations that mass killings are happening at a prison north of Damascus, with the victims burned there in a crematorium.
Dozens of civilians reportedly managed to escape the jihadists-held towns in East Ghouta region of rural Damascus.
The Syrian Army’s artillery and missile shelled the concentration centers of Jabhat Fateh al Sham (formerly al Nusra front) in Eastern Ghouta.
The sources said that 3,000 civilians have left Fua’a and Kafraya are under the siege of rebels in the second phase of an evacuation deal with the government that also includes transfer of thousands of rebels and their family members from the four towns in Damascus province that were under the army siege.
According to the source, al Nusra terrorists and their allies were preparing to use chemical weapons against the Syrian army in al Qaboun district of Damascus city.
The government forces repelled Jabhat Fateh al Sham (formerly al Nusra Front) attack in Eastern Ghouta, killing and wounding a large number of terrorists.