Latest bombardment comes as UN warns of catastrophe for three million caught in the crossfire in the besieged region.3 days ago
More than 20 civilians were killed on Tuesday as the Syrian government continued its relentless bombardment against the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest.
The latest attacks came as the United Nationsdenounced world powers for doing nothing to halt the bloodshed and destruction.
A month of intensified bombing of the region by Syria and its ally Russia has killed 229 civilians and wounded 727 others, according to the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM) medical charity.
Nine children were among the 21 killed in government fire on several towns in Idlib province and the countryside of neighbouring Aleppo on Tuesday, said the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor.
Civil defence agency rescuers who work in opposition-held territory put the death toll at 24.