المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Tens of raids on Khan Shaykhun result in the highest daily toll in the city since the massacre of black Tuesday

Idlib Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that warplanes believed to be Russian carried out tens of raids which targeted areas in Khan Shaykhun city and its vicinity and the roads that lead to it in the southern countryside of Idlib, which caused more destruction in the infrastructure of the city and the fall of more casualties, where the number of casualties who were documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, has increased to 9 citizens at least including a woman and the wife of her son and tree of her grandchildren and another woman, as well as a man, his wife and their son, and this is considered the highest death toll in one day since the massacre of black Tuesday in the 4th of April 2017, which carried out in Khan Shaykhun city which resulted in the death of 88 citizens including 31 children under the age of eighteen and 21 citizen women, in addition to the injury of tens others, and medical sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights then, that one of the neighborhoods in Khan Shaykhun city was shelled by substances believed to be caused by using gases, which caused suffocation, accompanied by heavy respiratory secretions, myosis, general paleness and spasm, and other symptoms appeared on the injuries.

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