In 5 days of the most violent escalation since the last ceasefire, about 180 raids by regime’s warplanes and the Russian “guarantor” on Idlib kill 20 civilians including 5 children, mostly by Russian strikes
As the media is busy with the Turkish military operation, “Peace Spring” north and northeast of Syria and the repercussions of the Turkish – Russian agreements there; the Syrian regime’s warplanes and the Russian “guarantor’s” warplanes returned to escalate their bombing on “Putin – Erdogan” area, causing massacres and more destruction , where regime’s warplanes resumed their bombardment on the 4th of November for the first time since mid-September 2019, while the Russian warplanes preceded them and stepped up their bombing on the area since mid-October 2019, for the first time since the new ceasefire started at the end of August 2019, but the past few days have seen the biggest escalation in the past 70 days.
Since the second of this month, the Russian “guarantor’s” warplanes carried out more than 125 air strikes targeting several areas in Idlib province, the western countryside of Aleppo, and Mountains of Latakia, but the vast majority of the strikes targeted Idlib, and the intensive strikes killed 16 civilians including 5 children and 3 women, they are 7 civilians including 2 women and a child were killed in a massacre committed by the Russian warplanes on al-Sahara village in the western countryside of Aleppo, and 6 civilians mostly of the same family including a child and a woman; were killed in a massacre carried out by Russian warplanes that targeted Jabbala village in the southern countryside of Idlib, and 3 children of the same family who are displaced from al-Lataminah city; were killed by Russian warplanes on the residential neighborhoods of al-Dar al-Kabira village in the southern countryside of Idlib, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation, while the Russian warplanes targeted yesterday a hospital for “children” in Shnan village in Jabal al-Zawiyah, which caused great destruction and put it out of service.
Russian airstrikes also killed 13 fighters of the rebel and Islamic factions, and they are 7 fighters of the National Liberation Front killed in targeting by the Russian warplanes for their positions in al-Mshirfah village in the eastern countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man city, 3 members of “Jaysh al-Izza” faction were killed in Russian raid targeted one of their military points in al-Naqir area in the southern countryside of Idlib, and 3 fighters of al-Sham Corps were killed in bombing by Russian warplanes on Marshourin village in Idlib countryside.
And since they resumed bombardment on the 4th of this Month, regime’s warplanes carried out at least 53 airstrikes, mostly focused on Idlib countryside, especially, the western countryside of the city, and they killed 4 people and injured a large number of others, and they are 3 civilians from one family including a woman were killed in airstrikes by regime’s warplanes on al-Kafir village on the southern outskirts of Jisr al-Shughur city, and a citizen was killed in raids by regime’s warplanes on Jesr al-Shughur city west Idlib.