6 Mar 2018

Living under bombardment in Eastern Ghouta

In Syria, Russia has confirmed that a military cargo plane crashed near the northern city of Latakia, killing all 39 people on board. This comes as the Syrian Army made further advances into rebel-held territory in Eastern Ghouta. Arbin has seen some of the most intense bombardment in Eastern Ghouta in recent weeks.

On 21st February, multiple airstrikes hit the town in quick succession.

Tonight we bring you the story of life in Arbin that day, filmed for Channel 4 News. A warning: viewers may find some of the images in this report distressing.