Smoke billows in a southern district of the Syrian capital Damascus, during regime strikes targeting the Islamic State group in the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk, and neighboring districts, on April 20, 2018.
(AFP / Rami al SAYED)
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Heavy regime bombardment pounded a southern district of Syria's capital Saturday, state media and a monitor said, as government forces pressed their campaign against Daesh (ISIS) jihadists entrenched in the area.Syrian state news agency SANA said government forces were targeting Daesh supply lines and had destroyed weapons depots in the area.Once a thriving district home to some 160,000 Syrians and Palestinians, Yarmuk has been devastated by more than five years of clashes and a crippling government siege.
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