Civilian killed by Assad aerial attacks on Aleppo's al-Atareb

Orient Net 2019-07-31 05:14:00

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One civilian lost his life on Tuesday (July 30) after Assad militiamen attacked a town in Aleppo northern countryside, Orient News correspondent said."

Three airstrikes were conducted on the town of al-Atareb, killing a civilian and injuring others, The White Helmets volunteers said.

Three rockets were fired at the same time, killing a young man, in his twenties, while the following airstrikes injured a number of civilians and destroyed many buildings in the town.

Similar airstrikes were reported in the International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) on the high way between Idlib and Aleppo.

Aleppo countryside is within the de-escalation zone deal reached by Russia and Turkey last September.    

Aleppo city is controlled by the Assad militias and their allies while Aleppo countryside is controlled by the Free Syrian Army backed by the Turkish military and by opposition fighters and anti-regime factions.