Deadly Syrian, Russian Air Strikes in Idlib Amount to War Crimes, UN Says

7/30/2020

Syrian and Russian planes have carried out deadly aerial strikes on schools, hospitals, and markets in Idlib province that amount to war crimes, UN investigators said on Tuesday in a report that also condemned attacks by Islamist militants.

They said that “indiscriminate bombardment” by pro-government forces, ahead of a March ceasefire brokered with Turkey, claimed hundreds of lives and forced one million civilians to flee, which may amount to a crime against humanity.

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