Russian-Assad bombardment kills 15 civilians, injures 28 in Idlib
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Date: 2020-02-28 11:24
Russian-Assad warplanes and Assad artillery shells intensified bombardment on Idlib on Thursday (February 27), killing 15 civilians and injuring 28 others including women and children and three White Helmets volunteers, Orient correspondent said.
The warplanes bombed Shalakh village, killing four members of the same family, including a woman and two children and injuring a man.
Several airstrikes and rockets hit Binnish and Ariha, killing five civilians and injuring 17 others, including two children and three White Helmets volunteers.
Assad artillery shells targeted in the early hours of Thursday civilian homes in Ard al-Hara neighborhood in Idlib city, killing the parents and their two children and injuring a child.
White Helmets volunteers worked hard to recover the bodies of the family from under the rubble, saving a third child.
Late Thursday, 33 Turkish soldiers and 32 others were injured in a Russia-backed Assad regime airstrike in Idlib.
On Wednesday, the warplanes bombed civilian homes in several villages and towns in Idlib countryside, including Eilin, Arnaba and al-Muza, killing six civilians, including a woman and injuring 20 others, including three children.
On Tuesday, Assad warplanes intensified bombardment on Idlib province, killing 22 civilians, including three teachers, nine children and seven women and injuring 90 others, including 39 children and women.
Assad-Russian warplanes have committed dozens of massacres in Idlib and Hama countryside since they launched their bombing campaign on the 30th of April, largely violating the de-escalation zone deal reached between Russia and Turkey.