Russian air strikes in Idlib, a de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, killed at least 12 civilians, local sources said on Tuesday. As per Syrian opposition aircraft observatory, Russian aircrafts targeted the rural areas of the northwestern Aleppo province.
The attack killed at least twelve people in which nine others are injured, news agency AFP reported. Turkey forced for a cease-fire in Idlib after the region suffered months of
Turkey has pushed hard for a cease-fire in Idlib after the region endured months of pummeling by forces of Bashar al-Assad regime and its allies, sending over million civilian refugees gathering towards the Turkish border.
As per reports, Turkey and Russia both agreed in September 2018 to turn Idlib into a de-escalation zone in which acts of aggression are expressly prohibited. Since then, over 1,300 civilians have been killed in attacks by the regime and Russian forces as the ceasefire continued to be violated there.
Meanwhile, around one million Syrians moved near the Turkish border due to intense attacks pummeled over the last year.