Syria: At least 23 civilians killed ahead of UN talks

BEIRUT (AP) — Government airstrikes and shelling outside the Syrian capital killed at least 23 civilians, activists reported Sunday, as fighting in the area showed no signs of letting up ahead of the resumption of U.N. peace talks in Geneva.

The government’s jets and artillery launched a wave of attacks on residential areas in the Eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, which reported that 25 people had been killed.

The locally-run Ghouta Media Center said 23 civilians had been killed.

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