Russian airstrikes hit Aleppo countryside
Date: 2018-11-26 10:37
Multiple Russian airstrikes targeted on Sunday (Nov. 25) Aleppo western and southern countryside, causing substantial material damage, Orient correspondent said.
Russian airstrikes targeted empty civilian homes in al-Rashideen neighbourhood in Aleppo western countryside, destroying three homes, Orient correspondent added.
The airstrikes also targeted Khan Tuman village in Aleppo southern countryside, causing substantial material damage.
The Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday its warplanes had carried out air strikes against militants it claimed responsible for firing shells filled with chlorine gas at the city of Aleppo, Russian news agencies reported.
Russian news agencies cited Major-General Igor Konashenkov as saying that the Russian strikes had destroyed all of their targets and that Russia had warned Turkey of the bombing raid in advance via a telephone hotline.
Syrian opposition dismissed on Saturday Assad regime accusations they used poison gas to attack Assad-held Aleppo city.