• İstanbul 13 °C
  • Ankara 12 °C

Regime airstrikes kill nine civilians in Syria's Aleppo

Regime airstrikes kill nine civilians in Syria's Aleppo
Assad regime continues to use internationally-banned weapons in civilian areas, according to reports

By Esref Musa and Burak Karacaoglu


IDLIB, Syria (AA) - Nine civilians were killed and another 21 injured by airstrikes carried out by the Assad regime in southern parts of Syria’s Aleppo province, according to the White Helmets, a pro-opposition civil-defense agency.


Ammar al-Sallum, the White Helmets chief in Aleppo, told Anadolu Agency that, shortly after Friday prayers, regime warplanes had targeted convoys carrying civilians fleeing Aleppo’s village of Tal Hidya.


Seven civilians lost their lives while another 18 were injured by the strikes, al-Sallum said, going on to assert that the regime and its allies appear to have stepped up their attacks in Aleppo’s southern countryside.


Another two civilians were killed by regime airstrikes in the nearby village of Kafr Halab, according to al-Sallum.


Notably, Aleppo falls within a network of de-escalation zones -- endorsed by Turkey, Russia and Iran -- in which acts of aggression are expressly prohibited.


In a related development Friday, regime forces also stepped up attacks in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta district, a suburb of Damascus.


According to an Anadolu Agency correspondent based in the region, regime attacks -- both by land and air -- have left at least seven people dead in the besieged district.


The Syrian regime has continued using internationally-banned weapons -- including cluster bombs -- in residential areas, according to reports.

source: News Feed
This news is a total 100 time has been read
UYARI: Küfür, hakaret, rencide edici cümleler veya imalar, inançlara saldırı içeren, imla kuralları ile yazılmamış,
Türkçe karakter kullanılmayan ve büyük harflerle yazılmış yorumlar onaylanmamaktadır.
This news yet comment has been added .
Other News
  • OPINION – Prospects for truce in Yemen22 November 2018 Thursday 10:53
  • Over 110 irregular migrants held in western Turkey22 November 2018 Thursday 10:48
  • Death toll from California wildfire climbs to 8322 November 2018 Thursday 10:03
  • Turkey: Operator remanded over Zonguldak mine blast22 November 2018 Thursday 09:13
  • US, Pakistan ties plunge with new war of words22 November 2018 Thursday 08:43
  • Diary22 November 2018 Thursday 08:23
  • UPDATE - Over 110 irregular migrants held in western Turkey22 November 2018 Thursday 07:03
  • US reiterates call for peace in Yemen22 November 2018 Thursday 06:48
  • Saudis banned Khashoggi for criticizing Trump - Report22 November 2018 Thursday 04:43
  • Washington Post CEO slams Trump’s support of Saudis22 November 2018 Thursday 03:43
  • All Rights Reserved © May 2014 US Muslims | Unauthorized and the resources published.
    Haber Scripti: CM Bilişim