Published On: Thu, Mar 15th, 2018

Injured Leaving Eastern Ghouta Following Evacuation Contract

According to latest updates, twenty-five patients along with their family members have left the besieged rebel-held Eastern Ghouta through a government pedestal on 14 March.


The residents have lost their hope to get all possible medical treatment by living at Eastern Ghouta where clash is on peak between government forces along with its allies and Islamist militants who have hold in the location, located on outlying districts of Syrian capital, Damascus.

However, on Tuesday, further 31 were sent away under the deal between both Syrian governments’ ally Russia and rebel groups, while over 1,100 civilians have been buried under the soil as of the pro-government forces launched its offensive against the militants a month ago.

With that said, intense series of conflicts by militiamen and Syrian military is the only cause behind the displacement thousands of civilians. These clashes have also cut the region into three parts in recent time.

Although António Guterres, Secretary General for United Nation, said in a statement that about 390,000 people are looking for ways to get rid from Eastern Ghouta that is considered to be place like hell on earth.

He also added that the victims are trapped there and waiting for ceasefire as heavy bombardment is top hurdle in their way, although they are deprived achieving water, food, and all required medicines out there.

UN Secretary General says the estimated 390,000 people trapped there are “living in a hell on earth”, forced to shelter from the bombardment in overcrowded basements where access to food, water and sanitation is limited.

The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), have been supporting to victims of the Eastern Ghouta fighting for a long time, stated on 13 March, about 1,034 went sick even some of these are undergoing critical condition, although inured are still waiting for possible facilities.

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