Syrian Air Force carried out, today, several sorties on the rebel stronghold of Douma as rebel groups in the besieged city shelled the capital with mortars for the second day.
Rebel sources confirmed that Ahmed al-Sidawi, a senior rebel commander from the Saudi-backed Jaysh al-Islam has been killed in the airstrikes.
Meanwhile, the government forces continue their advance deep in farms around Al-Rayhan town in East Ghouta region.
Several rebel commanders have been reported killed recently as the Syrian Air Force targeted multiple command centers with guided missiles.
Inside the capital, scores of civilians were injured by mortars and rockets fired from the rebel-held Douma for the second day on the row, which also caused substantial material damage.