Russian warplanes kill 20 civilians in Idlib

Orient Net 2020-03-06 07:55:00

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Russian warplanes intensified bombardment on Idlib province on Thursday (March 5), killing 20 civilians and injuring 30 others, Orient correspondent said.

The warplanes bombed on the early hours of Thursday a chicken farm used as a temporary accommodation center for IDPs in Maaret Masrin city, killing 16 civilians, including seven women and two children and injuring 21 others, including four women and two children.

Meanwhile, the warplanes bombed al-Bara city, killing four civilians and injuring nine others.

On Wednesday, three civilians who were wounded Assad bombardment on Idlib schools and residential areas died of their injuries on Wednesday.

A UN investigation into atrocities committed in Syria, published on Monday (March 2), accused Russia of direct involvement in war crimes for indiscriminate bombing of civilian areas.

The issuance of the report coincided with new Russian massacre where Russian warplanes bombed on Monday al-Fu'ah town in Idlib countryside, killing nine civilians.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights SNHR documented in its report released on (January 1) 43 massacres committed by Assad regime's militias and 22 massacres committed by Russian forces in 2019.

The report documented the deaths of 3,364 civilians in 2019, including 842 children and 486 women at the hands of the perpetrator parties to the conflict in Syria, including 234 in December.