Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:50

On Assad Regime & Allies’ Escalation & Ongoing War Crimes in Idlib

Press release
Syrian National Coalition - Syria
Department of Media and Communications
November 5, 2019

The terrorist campaign the Assad regime and its allies have launched in Syria’s northwest for months continues unabated. Towns and villages in Idlib, Aleppo and Lattakia provinces have been subjected to escalating aerial bombardment and artillery shelling by the Assad regime and the Russian occupation forces. Russian jets on Tuesday bombed the village of Addar al-Kabira, killing three children and seriously wounding their mother.

In the past few hours, airstrikes and artillery shelling targeted the towns of Jisr al-Shughour Kafranbel, Ma’aret Harma, Sheikh Mustafa, Sheikh Sindian, Al-Janoudiya, Kafar Sijnah, Mushairafa, Tahtaya, Ghanna, al-Kfeir, Addar Al-Kabira, Jabala, Baboulin and Zeiniya. Artillery shelling also targeted the Lairamoun district in Aleppo, while the civil defense center in the town of Anadan was directly hit by regime heavy artillery, putting it out of service.

The Assad regime and its allies' escalating attacks against civilian areas in and around Idlib are blatant war crimes that came as part of a systematic plan to 

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