In yet a new violation of the ceasefire agreement, airstrikes by regime forces destroyed a bakery in Idlib city and killed a child in southern Rural Hama on Friday.
Activists in Idlib said that the Assad regime jets carried out four airstrikes on the city earlier on Friday. One of the airstrikes directly hit the Thura bakery, while the others targeted residential areas. At least 10 civilians, including women and children, were injured. Rescue workers rushed the injured to field hospitals in the city.
The Thura bakery, the largest in Idlib, has previously been targeted by regime airstrikes and put out of service.
Meanwhile, a child was killed and others wounded in regime airstrikes on the village of Aqrab in southern rural Hama. Civilian casualties were reported in similar attacks on the towns of Kafar Laha and Taldo in northern rural Homs on Friday.
In rural Damascus, regime forces shelled the besieged towns of Madaya and Baqqin with heavy artillery on Thursday, killing one civilian and injuring many others.
Member of the medical staff in Madaya and Baqqin Ghaith Issa said that the towns have been lately subjected to escalating bombardment by regime forces and the Hezbollah militias.
Doctors had to treat the injured under the lights of cell phones inside underequipped basements, Issa said. He added that regime’s snipers targeted paramedics while they werer trying to rescue the injured. (Source: Syrian Coalition’s Media Office + Baladi News Network)