المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Warplanes carry out a massacre killing 7 citizens mostly children and women in a village north of Khan Shaykhun as a part of escalating the bombardment on Idlib province

Idlib Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that 7 citizens at least most of them are children and including a citizen woman, were killed in a massacre carried out by the warplanes by targeting Tabish village located at a distance of about 4 km to the north of Khan Shaykhun city in the southern section of Idlib countryside, while others were injured with varying severity, and the number of casualties may increase because of the presence of serious injuries.

And Idlib province has been witnessing since weeks, escalation of the aerial and rocket shelling by the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them and the bombardment by warplanes by missiles and bombs as well as the bombardment by helicopters by explosive barrels, in which the shelling and the bombardment killed tens of citizens and injured hundreds others, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that airstrikes targeted the vicinity of Maarrat Al-Nu’man city and the outskirts of Kafr Nubl town in its western countryside, areas in Halbeh town and the outskirts of Tell Mannas town in the eastern countryside of Maarrat Al-Nu’man, areas in Maasaran town and the outskirts of Jarjnaz, Al-Ghadfa and Maarat Shurin towns as well as Hafsa Camp in the eastern countryside of Maarrat Al-Nu’man, other areas in Abu Al-Duhur town in the eastern countryside of Idlib, and Khan Shaykhun city, Al-Taman’aa town and Sukayk village in the southern countryside of Idlib, which left injuries, and warplanes also targeted yesterday places in the outskirts of Saraqeb town in the south-eastern countryside by 5 raids, resulted in the death of one person as well as the injury of 6 others including children, while a man was killed and his son was injured by bombardment by warplanes on places in Infraty village in the countryside of Saraqeb town east of Idlib, while the warplanes carried out a new round of raids on places in Abu Al-Duhur Military Airbase, its outskirts and its vicinity east of Idlib, while the helicopters dropped explosive barrels on places in the southern outskirts of Khan Shaykhun city in the southern countryside of Idlib.

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