In its ongoing offensive against Idlib province, Assad regime jets conducted on Thursday a new wave of airstrikes on Idlib city and its surroundings claiming more Syrian civilians’ lives and causing mass destruction in private and public properties
Assad regime jets carried out Thursday evening five air strikes on the city of Idlib, claiming the lives of four civilians, including a child, as per the initial death toll, Orient News correspondent reported.
The airstrikes targeted residential areas in the city which caused physical damages to the civilians’ properties and wounded a big number of civilians, some of them seriously. Death toll is expected to rise.
Assad regime’s jets targeted also on Thursday the town of Sarmada in Idlib northern countryside on the Syrian-Turkish border.
Three vacuum missiles were used in the attacks which targeted the town center. The air raid caused huge damages to civilians’ properties and wounded dozens of civilians as the towns center was crowded.
Initial death toll is three civilians, including a child. Dozens of injuries among civilians were also reported. Death toll is likely to rise as some injuries are serious.
Meanwhile, civil defense volunteers’ groups are still searching for any civilians who are alive but trapped under the rubble.
At least five people were killed on Thursday and tens were seriously injured by Assad regime airstrikes on the town of Talmines in Ma’aret al-Nuaman eastern countryside of Idlib, Orient News correspondent said.
The intense air attacks with incendiary and cluster bombs caused big fires in shops which sell oil derivatives on sides of the road.
On Wednesday, eleven civilians lost their lives in Assad regime’s airstrikes on a public park in Idlib, most of the casualties were women and children.
“The intense raids left no stone unturned. No military presence or combat manifestations of any kind are seen in these places,” one of the residents told Orient News correspondent.
Civil defence volunteers strove to uncover the bodies from the rubble. The warplanes were still hovering in the sky at the time of writing the story, according to Orient News correspondent.