Russian airstrikes killed 5 civilians in Syria

International Desk
8 November 2019, Fri
Published: 05:21

Russian airstrikes killed 5 civilians in Syria

Five civilians were killed in Russian airstrikes on residential areas of Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone, the Syrian civil defense agency, White Helmets, said on Friday.

Three were killed in Rami village and another two in Maarshimshan, according to the agency.

According to Syrian opposition's aircraft observatory, Russian warplanes have targeted the villages of Rami, Jibala and Maarshimshan since last night.

Since then, more than 1,300 civilians have been killed in attacks by the regime and Russian forces in the de-escalation zone.

Notably, about a million people have been forced to leave conflict-prone areas of the city and started taking shelter in safer areas in the northern part of the city and started taking shelter in safer areas in the northern part of the city that borders Turkey.

The Turkish government has followed an ''open door'' policy for Syrians since the eruption of the bloody war.

There are over 3.6 million Syrians taking shelter in Turkey now, looking forward to returning home.

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