Blogs

Syria crisis: The night I saw death – survivors of the Ghouta massacre, Notebook

Syria crisis: The night I saw death – survivors of the Ghouta massacre

“Death. That night I saw death” were the first devastating words eight-year-old Tasnim said to me. Sitting in the sparsely furnished tent that is now home to Tasnim, four of her siblings, her mother Rawa and uncle Kindeh since fleeing Syria less than a month ago, Tasnim fixes me with an intense stare and explains she wants me to hear her “1 million per cent true” story of surviving the massacre at Ghouta on the night of 21 August 2013, the chemical attack that shocked the world.

By | Notebook | Monday, 30 September 2013 at 4:00 am

Property search
Browse by area

Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter