Russian airstrikes harvest dozens of civilains’ lives in Syria

Russian airstrikes kill dozens of civilains in Syria

Despite the 72-hour truce announced by Assad regime on Monday, Assad regime’s and Russian airstrikes killed dozens of civilians in Syria on Tuesday.

Airstrikes in Raqqa, Syria have killed at least 12 people, among them fighters from the Islamic State (ISIS), as well as civilians and four children from one family, according to activist groups.

War planes dropped bombs on the city and its outskirts on Monday night and Tuesday morning, according to the activist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently.

In a Twitter post, the group said that four children from a local family were killed in air strikes on the city, which has been held by ISIS for more than three years.

The United Kingdom-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said at least seven ISIS fighters were also left dead.

Elsewhere in Syria, the SOHR said air strikes in Idlib killed a child and injured several others on Tuesday.

Earlier on Monday, the Syrian army unilaterally extended a nationwide truce for an additional 72 hours, the state news agency SANA reported.

On the ground, however, fighting has continued unabated in many parts of the country.

Russian aggression bombers launched on Tuesday aerial attacks killing dozens of civilians and injuring many. Six bombers carried out attacks on a Syrian refugee camp in the Syrian Desert, in al-Hammad al-Shami area, in Homs eastern countryside, according to Syrian Media Organization (SMO).

SMO confirmed that eighteen civilians, including women and children, lost their lives, and more than thirty others were injured as a result of at least seven Russian air strikes.

On the other hand, Russian Ministry of Defense stated that six long-range strategic bombers flew from Russia and launched massive airstrikes on a major ISIS camp and ammunition depots in the vicinity of Palmyra.

“Six Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers have delivered massive airstrikes against a major Islamic State camp and ammunition depots in Syria. The aircraft flew from Russia and returned home after the operation,” Russia Today reported.