A UNICEF spokeswoman said 1,500 children in Eastern Ghouta are at risk of malnutrition. AFP / ABDULMONAM EASSA
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)
At least 83 children were killed in Middle East war zones in January, most of them in Syria, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said Monday, vowing their voices "will never be silenced".The highest death toll was in Syria where 59 children were killed in violence as the war there enters its eighth year, said UNICEF.In Yemen, wracked by conflict since March 2015 between Iran-backed Houthi rebels and a government supported by an Arab-led military coalition, 16 children were killed, it said.A child was killed in a "booby-trapped" house in Iraq's Mosul, ruled for three years by Daesh (ISIS) before being driven out by government forces in July after fierce battles.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE