The rebel-controlled Syrian province of Idlib became the target of many air attacks. At least six civilians have been killed. In the case of artillery fire, two Turkish soldiers were injured.
Syrian government attacks on targets in the Idlib province and adjacent areas in the North-West of the neighbouring province of Hama, troops have again expanded. There have pulled the last of the rebels. According to the Information of the London-based Syrian Observatory for human rights, there were on Saturday alone, 115 air strikes, which were carried out by aircraft of the Syrian army as well as Russian units. At least six civilians were killed, including two children.
The number of fatalities since the beginning of the recent escalation of five days ago rose, according to the Observatory on 69. The opposition group Syrian civil defense language even of 22 civilians killed and more than 60 Wounded since Friday evening.Turkish soldiers
artillery shells, a hurt beat in the vicinity of a Turkish position in Idlib. Two soldiers were injured, according to the defense Ministry in Ankara, and to the treatment in Turkey. The Ministry blamed the Syrian army for the attack.
The Turkish troops to monitor a cease-fire that was negotiated with Russia and the Syrian government. The government in Ankara fears a mass Exodus of civilians, there should be a large-scale ground offensive on Idlib.concern for the civilian population
since September of last year, fragile ceasefire is always fragile. In the past few weeks, Syrian government provided troops and fighters of the extremist Hajat Tahrir al-sham (HTS) battles, in which more than 20 soldiers and fighters have been killed. The Syrian state news Agency Sana reported that the findings of the HTS, the goal of the air had been attacks. The HTS is the most powerful and influential organization in Idlib. She is with the terrorist network Al-Qaeda.
In the Region of around three million people, about half of them are refugees. Aid organisations warn in the case of a ground offensive from a humanitarian disaster.Heavy air attacks on Idlib, 03.05.2019 Russia and Turkey agreed on a demilitarized Zone, 17.09.2018 Atlas |Syria |Idlib