Over 220 regime and Russian airstrikes pound Aleppo and Idlib countryside since early morning
Syrian Observatory activists documented a spike in the number of civilians who were killed today as a result of aerial bombardment on Aleppo countryside. Four children and three females among nine civilians were killed after targeting by regime jets to a vehicle carrying displaced people in Jam’eyyat Al-Rahal in the western countryside of Aleppo.
Separately, large squadrons of regime and Russian aircraft are flying over Aleppo and Idlib along with targeting different areas in both provinces since early hours of Monday morning.
Russian jets carried out 73 airstrikes today targeting places in Atarib and the outskirts of Anjara in the west of Aleppo, Al-Qanater, Al-Kammari and Arnaz in the southern countryside of Aleppo, Taftanaz, the perimeter of Taftanaz Military Airbase, Saraqeb, Sarmin, the outskirts of Areha, Al-Nayrab, Binnish and Al-Mastuma in Idlib countryside.
Meanwhile, the number of raids by regime jets on places nearby Areha, Sarmin, Saraqeb, Al-Nayrab, Tal Sultan, Afes, Qumaynisan and other areas,east and south-east of Idlib, rose to 86.
Also regime helicopters dropped 64 barrel bombs on areas in Saraqeb, Sarmin, Al-Nayrab, Mantaf, the vicinity of Areha and Saraqeb countryside.
For their part, regime ground forces fired hundreds of rockets and shells on Aleppo, Idlib, hama and Latakia countryside.
Moreover, fierce clashes are underway on frontlines of both southern countryside of Aleppo and eastern countryside of Idlib, between regime soldiers and loyalists on one hand, and opposition factions and jihadi groups on the other.