Assad militias targeted on Tuesday with artillery shelling the Mesraba town in south Syria’s Rural Damascus as a part of the ongoing assault against Damascus’ Eastern Ghouta.  Orient News correspondent said 2 civilians were killed as regime militias targeted a residential neighbourhood in Mesraba with heavy artillery missiles.  Regime’s artillery missiles killed 5 civilians and injured tens in Douma city on Tuesday’s morning. Syria Civil Defense published photos on its official Twitter account showing the White Helmet rescuers putting out fires in civilians houses in Douma after shelling.  https://orient-news.net/news_images/18_2/1518597140.jpg United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence in Syria as civilians in the war-torn country suffer through one of the most violent periods in nearly seven years of conflict.