Date: Wednesday, 07-February-2018, 11:57 AM | Message # 1
The Syrian government, backed by its key ally Russia, has been pounding rebel-held areas in Syria. Rescue workers are scrambling to keep up with the onslaught in Idlib and the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta. At least 138 people have been killed in the last 48 hours - activists say most of them are civilians. Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.