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Syrian and Russian airstrikes kill at least 30 civilians in Idlib

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Russian military fighter jet [File photo]

At least 30 Syrian civilians have been killed and more than 50 others wounded in airstrikes carried out by Syrian and Russian fighter jets against the Syrian city of Idlib, Anadolu reported on Sunday.

Commander of the Civil Defence Laith al-Fares told Anadolu that a Syrian fighter jet carried out an airstrike on a popular market in the city, which is controlled by the Syrian opposition.

This strike, Al-Fares said, resulted in 18 deaths and 50 wounded, in addition to resulting in large amounts of damage to houses and shops.

He added: “Russian fighter jets targeted a residential area in Maarat al-Nu’man in the outskirts of Idlib, killing three people and causing a number of injuries.”

Al-Fares said that firefighters were still looking for survivors in the rubble of the destroyed houses, fearing there would be more victims.

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