Jumblat: Syrians Paying the Price of Regime's Brutalityإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Head of the Democratic Gathering parliamentary bloc MP Walid Jumblat on Wednesday slammed the “brutality” of the Syrian regime wondering when will the suffering of Syrian people end.
“How long will the Syrian people keep on paying the price of the regime's brutality and the regional and international conflict in interests?” asked Jumblat in a tweet.
“Today we witness a genocide of mankind in eastern Ghouta amid sharing of international and regional influence in Syria... Adherence of some states to the (Syrian) regime has turned the neighborhoods and cities in Syria more like into Warsaw in World War II.”
On Tuesday, Syrian and Russian air strikes on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave have killed more than 100 civilians for the second straight day and put another hospital out of service.
At least 250 civilians have been killed since the escalation began on Sunday, among them dozens of children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Bombardment on Tuesday killed 106 civilians, including 19 children, the Britain-based war monitor said.
Syria's conflict erupted in 2011 with protests against Syrian President Bashar Assad, but the ensuing war has carved the country into various zones of control among rebels, jihadists, the regime, and Kurds.
Turkey has been waging an air and ground offensive against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in the Afrin enclave for the past month but on Tuesday the stakes were ratcheted up.