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People in Eastern Ghouta endure 4 days of shelling by Syrian forces

(CNN)Editor's note: This story contains graphic images of injured children.Dust-covered survivors come stumbling from the rubble and twisted metal of another bombardment. Some clutch injured children in their arms, desperate for help. Faces are contorted with suffering or numb with shock.Harrowing images from Eastern Ghouta, a besieged rebel-held area east of Syria's capital, show the horror of four days of intense bombardment this week by what observers say are Russian-backed Syrian forces.At least 229 people were killed from Monday to Thursday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group. Among the dead were 58 children and 43 women, the UK-based group said.The four days of airstrikes and shelling also have left ...