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Syrian government intensifies attacks on rebel-held Idlib province

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory For Human Rights Said 288 Civilians Have Been Killed In Idlib Province Since October 20, When Syrian Government And Russian Aircraft Intensified Airstrikes.

PTI | Updated on: 05 Dec 2016, 07:05:42 PM
Attacks in Syria's Idlib province - Representative image (File Photo)


Syrian activists claimed that Russian and Syrian aircrafts have increased attacks on the rebel-held province of Idlib, one day after more than 60 people were killed in air raids.

The activist-run Local Coordination Committees is reporting airstrikes on the towns of Binnish, Maarat Nasaan, and Saraqib, as well as the provincial capital, Idlib.

The network says the Monday morning airstrikes killed three children.

It blamed the attacks on a Russian aircraft.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported strikes on Idlib city. 

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It said 288 civilians have been killed in the province since October 20, when Syrian government and Russian aircraft intensified airstrikes.

The Syrian Civil Defense first responder group said 65 civilians were killed on Sunday airstrikes across the province, including attacks on two rural marketplaces that killed dozens.

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First Published : 05 Dec 2016, 06:55:00 PM