Idlib province has been subjected to relentless bombardment since Tuesday by the Assad regime and Russia, with violent airstrikes pummeling more than 35 towns and villages. The bombardment killed at least 27 people and injured dozens more, mostly women and children.
Local news outlet said that the Assad regime’s and Russia warplanes are mainly targeting populated areas, noting that more than 400 airstrikes targeted the province.
Assad regime’s helicopters bombed Mayasar Al-Hamdo hospital in the town of Al-Ghadfa in southern rural Idlib, putting it out of service.
The Assad regime’s helicopters also dropped barrel bombs on three mosques in rural Idlib, namely Al-Rahman Mosque in the town of Al-Ghaddafah, the Small Mosque in the village of Ma’arshamrin, and a mosque in the village of Al-Halaba. The bombings destroyed the three mosques.
The intensifying bombing campaign by the Assad regime and its backers on Idlib province triggered a fresh wave of mass displacement of civilians, with local activists reporting that the Assad regime and Russian jets hit vehicles carrying the fleeing civilians, causing many casualties. (Source: Syrian National Coalition’s Media Department)