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Russian Cluster Bombs Kill 21 People in Idleb Province

Activists and media report scores killed in Russian bombing of rebel-held Idleb, including a new strike on the site of last week's chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Zaman al-Wasl writes
Russian Cluster Bombs Kill 21 People in Idleb Province

At least 21 civilians were killed Saturday when Russian jets struck the northern Idleb province with cluster bombs, according to a local reporter.

The attack claimed the lives of at least 18 people in the town of Awarm al-Joz, while three others were killed in Russian airstrikes on Khan Sheikhoun, the site of a sarin gas attack last Tuesday in which 103 people suffocated to death.

In the western countryside of Idleb, Russia’s jets also hit towns of Maerherma and Basamis with white phosphorous, witnesses reported.

Al-Lataminah town in the northern countryside of Hama was hit with napalm Friday night, causing huge fires, local activists said.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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