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Russian air strikes kill 3 children in Syria’s Idlib

An ambulance arrives at the scene after airstrikes by Assad Regime and Russia's warplanes hit the de-escalation zone of Kafriya village in Idlib, Syria on 13 July, 2019 [Ahmet Weys/Anadolu Agency]
An ambulance arrives at the scene after airstrikes by Assad Regime and Russia's warplanes hit the de-escalation zone of Kafriya village in Idlib, Syria on 13 July, 2019 [Ahmet Weys/Anadolu Agency]

At least three children from the same family were killed and another was injured in Russian air strikes in the Idlib de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, the Syrian civil defense agency said on Tuesday, reports Anadolu Agency.

Putin blindly bombs Syria - Cartoon [Sarwar Ahmed/MiddleEastMonitor]

Putin blindly bombs Syria – Cartoon [Sarwar Ahmed/MiddleEastMonitor]

According to White Helmets, the casualties took place in Aldar Alkaberah village.

According to the Syrian opposition aircraft observatory, Russian warplanes attacked villages of Jisr al-Shughur, Al Janoudiyah, Sheikh Sndian, Ghanya, Kafar Sijnah, Baarbu, Sutuh al Deir, Sheikh Mustafa, Al Naqeer, Bsida, and Misherfah.

Civil defense teams launched search and rescue operations following the air strikes.

READ: Russian air strikes kill 5 civilians in Idlib, Syria

The death toll from the Russian air strikes on settlements in the Idlib de-escalation zone has mounted to 12 over the past week.

In 2018, Turkey and Russia agreed to turn Idlib into a de-escalation zone in which acts of aggression are expressly prohibited. Since then, more than 1,300 civilians have been killed in attacks by the regime and Russian forces in the de-escalation Zone.

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