Syrian Air Strikes Resume: Affect on Damascus Water Source

DAMASCUS, Syria

The Middle East Eye reports that air strikes escalated on Sunday in a rebel-held valley near Damascus containing the Syrian capital's main water supply, a day after rebels and the government failed to agree a plan to repair the springs knocked out of service two weeks ago. The government says it wants to enter the valley to secure the water supply to the capital. Rebels and local activists say pro-government forces are using the water issue to score a political victory weeks after the fall of Aleppo city (Middle East Eye).

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