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“Hell on earth”: No respite for Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta

By France 24
28 February 2018   |   10:30 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin's daily five-hour truce in Eastern Ghouta looks to have already broken down with the UN reporting that fighting has continued in the region.

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