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Civilians Bombarded by Deadliest Attack in Syria; Shocking Pictures

World | Associated Press | February 23, 2018, 10:55 am
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 A member of the Syrian Civil Defense group carries a boy who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

A member of the Syrian Civil Defense group carries a boy who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 Syrian paramedics treat a kids who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

Syrian paramedics treat a kids who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 Civil defence help a man from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

Civil defence help a man from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 Two Syrian kids who were wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, sit at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

Two Syrian kids who were wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, sit at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 Syrians gather next of a destroyed building that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrikes, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

Syrians gather next of a destroyed building that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrikes, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 Civil defence help a man from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

Civil defence help a man from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 Syrian paramedic, treats a kids who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria.. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

Syrian paramedic, treats a kids who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria.. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 A wounded man is seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A wounded man is seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 Smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

Smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 A member of the Syrian Civil Defense group, center, searches for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrike, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

A member of the Syrian Civil Defense group, center, searches for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrike, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

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 Syrians search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed building that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrikes, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

Syrians search for victims under the rubble of a destroyed building that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrikes, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a covered dead body who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a covered dead body who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

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 Members of the Syrian Civil Defense extinguishing a store during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

Members of the Syrian Civil Defense extinguishing a store during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

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 Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

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 Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was wounded during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

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 Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group carrying a man who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

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 Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group extinguishing a store during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

Members of the Syrian Civil Defense group extinguishing a store during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

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 An injured Syrian man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, waits to receive treatment at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

An injured Syrian man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, waits to receive treatment at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 Syrian paramedics treat an injured man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

Syrian paramedics treat an injured man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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 Members of the Syrian Civil Defense run to help survivors from a street that attacked by airstrikes and shelling of the Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

Members of the Syrian Civil Defense run to help survivors from a street that attacked by airstrikes and shelling of the Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Image: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via AP)

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 A Civil defence member reacts at a damaged site after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A Civil defence member reacts at a damaged site after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Civil defence member reacts as he holds a baby after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A Civil defence member reacts as he holds a baby after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man reacts after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A man reacts after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man holds a child after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A man holds a child after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man runs amid dust after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A man runs amid dust after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man stands on rubble after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A man stands on rubble after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man runs as he holds a girl after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A man runs as he holds a girl after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 An injured woman is carried on a stretcher after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

An injured woman is carried on a stretcher after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man holds a child after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A man holds a child after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A wounded man walks on rubble after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A wounded man walks on rubble after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A general view of damaged houses after an air raid in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A general view of damaged houses after an air raid in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A child walks near damaged buildings in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A child walks near damaged buildings in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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