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Russia executes airstrikes in Syria: 13 people die

Syrian and Russian aircrafts conducted airstrikes in Idlib
11:19, 5 September 2018

Reuters

Russia conducted airstrikes in Syria at the rebel targets in Idlib, which killed 13 people, as Reuters reports.

“The warplanes bombarded countryside around Jisr al-Shughour on the western edge of the rebel enclave of Idlib after weeks of lull, killing 13 civilians but no fighters, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a rebel source,” the news agency reads.

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Washington warned Assad that the response will be “quick” if the chemical weapon is applied.

Leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran are to meet in Iran on September 7 to discuss the situation in north-west Syria.

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Earlier, on September 4, Russia resumed airstrikes in Syria. On August 15, Russia sustained attacking Idlib, yet, the forces loyal to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad continued bombarding and shelling at rebels.

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