At least five Syrians were killed in a series of unprovoked Israeli airstrikes against Damascus, Syria, at a time when rescue teams are still digging victims of the recent Syria-Turkey earthquake out of the rubble. Despite this being such a major attack on a defenseless country, suffering the aftermath of a natural disaster, no major response came from the International Community.
As the death toll from the horrifying earthquake that took place earlier this month rose to roughly 6,000 inside Syria alone, a series of Israeli airstrikes caused major destruction in a civilian neighborhood in the nation’s capital city, Damascus. The area struck is called Kafr Sousa, known as the area in which Hezbollah leader, Imad Moghniyeh, was assassinated in 2008 and is known for having an Iranian and Hezbollah presence in the area. Initially, the Syrian ministry of health’s death toll was set at 5, including 15 injuries, adding that some of those injured were in critical condition. One of the five Syrians killed held a position in the Syrian Arab Army. The strikes were the deadliest in years and some news outlets in Damascus reported that the civilian death toll was as high as 15….