( CNN) More than 200 private citizens have actually been eliminated considering that Monday in Syrian federal government airstrikes on components of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights statedThursday Among the fatalities were 54 youngsters as well as 41 ladies.

The4 days of airstrikes by Russian- backed Syrian pressureson the besieged location eastern of the Syrian funding likewise have actually left a minimum of 700 private citizens wounded, according to the UK-based team.

TheEastern Ghouta location has actually been bordered by Syrian forces-out for greater than 4 years, with the siege strengthening in May when federal government pressures carried out a massive offensive.

Russianairstrikes struck rebel-controlled Idlib