BEIRUT: Activists and a monitoring group said Sunday that eight people died in the Yarmouk region in Damascus as delivery of supplies of humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian refugee camp resumed.
They said an artillery strike killed seven people, while malnutrition and the lack of medical supplies were responsible for the death of a man, whose age was not given.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human rights confirmed the death of five people in the strike, while activists in the camp said the total death toll was seven.
The victims had gathered to receive aid in a central square, the activists said, as the intermittent aid distribution resumed in the morning in the besieged area.
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The United Nations envoy to war-torn Syria said Friday that he will know by the end of June if there is any appetite...
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday marked the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli by leading a two-minute's...
Syrian government forces executed at least 23 prisoners before withdrawing from the city of Jisr al-Shughur as rebel...
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE