More Than a Dozen Airstrikes Reported in Daraa City as Fighting Continues

Syrian activists said at least 18 airstrikes were reported in Daraa city on Thursday, March 16 amid ongoing clashes between pro-regime and Syrian rebel forces in the city’s al-Manshiya neighborhood..

Six airstrikes targeted opposition-held areas, while the remainder landed in the contested al-Manshiya neighborhood. Additional airstrikes were reported in the suburb of Ghuz and in the nearby town of al-Naimeh. No injuries were reported in the airstrikes.

Daraa city and its outlying suburbs have witnessed a notable escalation in fighting since the launch of a regime offensive in February 2017 to push Syrian rebels out of the city. Credit: Qasioun News Agency via Storyful