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Russian planes bomb the areas of Syria near the Turkish border

Russian planes bombed, Sunday evening, areas close to densely populated towns and camps in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border, in the first attack of its kind this year, according to witnesses and opposition sources.

And she said. The sources told “Reuters” that the planes bombed a target near a border crossing and on the outskirts of the town of Sarmada in Idlib Governorate, while a land-based missile hit a village near the border with Turkey. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

On his part, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that “a Russian warplane carried out raids on the gas plant and its surroundings belonging to the Watad Company and a building and a gas station in the vicinity of Sarmada, the border city with the Iskenderun Brigade in Idlib countryside.”

According to the sources of the Syrian Observatory, the buildings and facilities The target is a civilian run by people close to the Salvation Government and the Headquarters for the Liberation of Al-Sham, adding that the raids led to a major fire erupting in one of the targeted sites.

Russian warplanes also bombed the village of Kafr Shalaya near the city of Jericho in Idlib countryside, without arriving. Information about human casualties up to the moment.

The observatory had indicated earlier today, Sunday, that a long-range missile had landed in the vicinity of the Salwa area in the northern countryside of Idlib, at the border with the Iskenderun Brigade.

There was no information about the source of the missile, whether it was from warships in the Syrian Sea of ​​the coast or the Hmeimim base of the Russians. There was also no information on the size of the casualties yet, as the missile fell on the area of ​​the military headquarters of the factions. It is noteworthy that the area contains a large number of camps housing displaced persons from various Syrian regions.

The Observatory also confirmed this afternoon, Sunday, that rocket shells fell on the neighborhoods of Al-Salihin and Al-Firdaws in the eastern part of Aleppo, which is under the control of the regime forces. The bombing resulted in human and material losses, one person was killed and more than 11 others were wounded, in addition to material damage in the area, while no information was received about the source of the shells.

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