Wednesday, 20 June, 2018

Russia Denies Syria Airstrike

Syrians gather amid destruction in Zardana Idlib province in the aftermath of airstrikes Thursday Syrians gather amid destruction in Zardana Idlib province in the aftermath of airstrikes Thursday
Steven Clarke | 10 June, 2018, 19:57

The offensive is the latest in a string of I.S. attacks which confirm predictions that the jihadist organization would continue to be a threat even after the collapse of its "caliphate" previous year. An AFP correspondent at the scene saw volunteers with a crane still searching the rubble.

The SCD, also known as the White Helmets, reported one of their members was killed and three others injured in the airstrikes.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said nine children were among those killed when air strikes hit the area of Zardana in the northwestern Idlib Province late on June 7. They pointed to a possible alternative, however, saying they'd seen reports of heavy artillery fire in the area amid rebel infighting.

Russia's Defense Ministry denied involvement.

In recent years, tens of thousands of fighters and civilians have fled there from parts of the country the army has recaptured with the help of Russian Federation and Iran.

Website report: Imagery shows North Korea razes missile test stand
Last month, North Korea demolished tunnels and other facilities at its only known nuclear test site, Punggye-ri. Solid-fuel missiles can be fired at shorter notice and more discreetly than those powered by liquid fuel.

However, the Assad regime and Russian forces continue regular air attacks on the region.

The fighting in the town over the past 24 hours has killed 30 pro-regime fighters, the Observatory said.

IS in 2014 proclaimed a cross-border "caliphate" in Syria and neighbouring Iraq, but has since lost most of that territory to separate offensives by Russia-backed regime troops and a US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance.

According to the version of the SOHR, an airstrike, apparently, was carried out mostly by Russian aircraft.

The Syrian armed conflict broke out in 2011 and quickly turned into a full-fledged war, which has killed about half a million people so far.

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