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Russia denies airstrikes kill dozens in Syria "de-escalation" zone in Idlib
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Posted on 06/08/2018 7:17:22 AM PDT by BenLurkin

Warplanes attacked a rebel-held northwestern village in Syria, killing at least 35 people and wounding dozens more, including children, in one of the deadliest incidents in this part of the country this year, a Syrian war monitor and paramedics said Friday. Russia denied allegations from a U.K.-based war monitoring group that it had carried out the strikes.

The opposition's Syrian Civil Defense, also known as White Helmets, said the airstrike Thursday night killed 35 and wounded 80 in the village of Zardana. It added that the dead included three of its members, who were killed as they evacuated the dead and wounded.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike killed 44, including six children and 11 women. It added that the attack occurred after Muslims broke their Ramadan holiday fast after sunset.

It is not uncommon to have conflicting figures in the aftermath of attacks in Syria.

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TOPICS: Israel; Miscellaneous; Russia; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: erdogan; hamas; hassannasrallah; hezbollah; idlib; iran; israel; jerusalem; jordan; kurdistan; lebanon; letshavejerusalem; receptayyiperdogan; russia; syria; turkey; waronterror

1 posted on 06/08/2018 7:17:22 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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They bombed in rebel held territory. My only question is why they didn’t use a TU-95. Make em bleed from the ears...then drop the bomb load on em!

2 posted on 06/08/2018 9:07:27 AM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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