Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens
|08/17/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
BEIRUT – Airstrikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold, a war monitor and local activists said Saturday.
An airstrike in the village of Deir Sharki killed seven members of one family, most of them children, on Saturday morning, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Another seven people were killed by bombardments in other areas, it said.
On Friday, airstrikes in the village of al-Haas killed read more >>>