Syrian government bombing of rebel area continues despite Russian pause

Airstrikes and shelling resumed on Tuesday in Eastern Ghouta, despite a five-hour humanitarian pause ordered by Russia, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's main ally.
3:00 | 02/27/18

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Overseas today is a first day of a Russian ordered cease fire in Syria. Hours after reports of yet another chemical attack on civilians. The Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered a five hour daily pause in the bombing of a Damascus suburb to allow for aid deliveries and evacuations. An estimated 500 civilians have been killed in the last week alone all of this because of fighting. As vice Cherilus odds forces backed by Russia drive rebels out of the eastern suburb of Gortat. Medics report treating symptoms of a possible chlorine gas attack. But Russia calls of those claims bogus.

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