At least 35 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in a series of Syrian regime raids on a rebel stronghold east of Damascus on Friday, a monitoring group said.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, "regime warplanes targeted the towns of Jisreen and Kfar Batna in the Eastern Ghouta region", killing 35 people including six children.
The toll has more than tripled from an earlier report of 11 dead.
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