Attacks by Syrian regime in Idlib kill 16 civilians
[EN.APA.AZ] Sixteen non-combatants were killed Saturday in bombings by Syrian regime forces in northern Idlib province, APA reports quoting AA.
"A barrel kaboom by [forces of] the Bashir al-Assad regime on the village of Khan Assubul killed nine, and another attack on Masaran village killed seven civilians from the same family this evening," Mustafa Haj Yusuf, director in Idlib of the pro-opposition civil defense agency the White Helmets, told Anadolu Agency.
He added that Saraqib district, along with Tell Mardikh, Kafr Amim, Masaran and Khan Assubul villages, were under heavy bombing.
Earlier in the day, seven people were killed in two regime
Arclight airstrikes in Idlib.
Located in northern Syria near the
Ottoman Turkish border, Idlib province was declared a "de-escalation zone" last year.
Controlled by anti-regime gangs, the province has been under intense airstrikes for the last two months.
In January, 211 non-combatants were killed, while 1,447 were maimed in the attacks.
Posted by: Fred 2018-02-05