Fighting resumes in eastern Ghouta despite 'humanitarian pause'

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Airstrikes and mortar attacks continue in besieged rebel-held Syrian enclave a day after Moscow announced daily truces

Airstrikes and mortar attacks have resumed in the besieged rebel-held Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta, hours into first daily “humanitarian pause” ordered by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin.

The fresh clashes on Tuesday highlight the limits of Russia’s influence over Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, and raises doubts over the sincerity of its effort to limit the violence.

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