RANKOUS: More than 15 houses have been shelled in Rankous bringing them down around the heads of their residents. Smoke is rising from them at the moment. Dozens of martyrs including women and children now under the debris
EASTERN GHOUTA (Saqba, Ein Tarma, Jesreen, Hamourieh): Convoys of tanks, troops vehicles, buses and infantry (more than 2000 military personnel and 50 tanks and armored vehicles stormed into Ghouta from the direction of Ein Tarma-Af Batna. Sounds of shelling and explosions ave not stopped since yesterday while electricity and all means of communication are cut off. Mosques are chanting God is greater all the time and field hospitals are full of injured people. The number of martyrs has exceeded 15 including children. Gas stations have been prevented from providing residents with petroleum products. The towns are besieged by huge forces besides the ones storming into the area.