Axar.az
UP
15 August 2018


Warplanes target Syria’s Idlib province, killing 5

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

At least five people were killed early Thursday by airstrikes carried out in Syria’s Idlib province, according to the White Helmets civil-defense agency.

Axar.az reports citing AA.

Mustafa Haj Yusuf, White Helmets director in Idlib, told Anadolu Agency that Syrian regime and Russian warplanes had targeted a number of villages in the province, including Khan Shaykhun, Saraqib, Sahyan and Tal Tofan.

“Five civilians were killed and eight injured by airstrikes in Idlib’s southern and eastern countryside,” Yusuf said, adding that the injured had since been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

Notably, Idlib falls within a network of de-escalation zones -- endorsed by Turkey, Russia and Iran -- in which acts of aggression are expressly prohibited.

Nevertheless, over the course of the last two weeks, at least 65 civilians have been killed -- and scores more injured -- by regime and Russian attacks in Idlib.

Syria has only just begun to emerge from a devastating conflict that began in early 2011 when the Assad regime cracked down on demonstrators with unexpected ferocity.

Date
2018.01.04 / 16:59
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Australia gets first Muslim female senator

Police to grill Israeli PM on graft allegations Friday

Terrorists ‘may have’ been present at event attended

Israel protests ICC calls to help ‘Palestine’ victims

Spain, Portugal to accept most Aquarius refugees

Lightning storms mass over California

Zakharova says US fails to settle international conflicts

Ten people killed in Afghanistan explosions

US to blame for burning bridges with Iran

Turkey ‘deeply disappointed’ by US stance on pastor

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla