Supporters of Bashar al-Assad preparing for an offensive on the city Council. This settlement was previously cut off from the Eastern Guta and is now exposed to intensive artillery and air strikes.
According to observers, over the past day in the city killed 42 people. At the same time Russian sources, for example, RIA Novosti, focus on the deaths of two residents of Damascus, the shelling of Eastern ghouta.
According to Russian media, declared Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu daily «humanitarian pause» acts. To exit the civilian population created two corridors. The international community considers these delays are a fiction.
However, on 11 March East Council were able to exit 52 of its inhabitants. At the same time, 400.000 civilians remain in the war zone. Almost 1.100 of them died since February 18, when it was launched a military operation. About a quarter of the victims – children.