Russian air force committed a horrible massacre in rural Idlib on Thursday, in an area that is covered by the ‘de-escalation zones’ agreement as the Syrian Coalition described the attack as a “deliberate crime.”
The Syrian Civil Defense said that the attack killed at least 44 civilians and wounded more than 100 others in the town of Zardana in rural Idlib. It pointed out that the Russian jets carried out a double-tap attack, killing a rescue worker while he was trying to help the victims.
In a press release issued on Friday, the Syrian Coalition accused Russia of deliberately bombing an area that is covered by the ‘de-escalation zones’ agreement It underscored that “the perpetrator of this act is a vengeful, seasoned criminal.”
“Despite the shock that such massacres and crimes cause to the world, they have continued unabated since 2011, which makes one wonder as to why the international community is still showing this complete inaction and total indifference,” the Coalition said.
“The international community continues to watch idly by as the most heinous massacres, crimes, mass forced displacement, destruction and detention are taking place without shouldering its duties to maintain international peace and security.” (Source: Syrian Coalition’s Media Department)