Published On: Tue, Feb 16th, 2016

49 Killed After Suspected Russian Airstrikes Hit Schools, Hospitals In Syria


Russian airstrikes hit northern Syria badly as two hospitals and schools were targeted in this deadliest actions on Monday, in the result more than 49 people were killed as well several faced serious injuries.


After these air attacks, Turkish government has clearly accused Russia of war crime who has already threatened Kurdish militia fighters that if they want to seize a town near the Turkish border, have to face unexpected deadliest response by them.


However, it was reportedly said that the airstrikes were done by Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias as well Russian military as both brought the Syrian troops to within 15 miles of Turkish border.

These deadliest airstrikes have shot dead reportedly more than 49 civilians as Moscow jets targeted about five hospitals as well two school buildings in a region, northern Syria which thought to be house Muslim fighters on Monday.

One the other hand, the United Nations has strongly condemned these attacks by calling obvious violation of international law.

Moscow airstrikes left about 14 residents of the northern town of Azaz the last rebel-held place close to the Turkish border line, while a school sheltering refugees, two residents, a children’s hospital and a medical building were also turned wreckage.

A sanatorium was also hit by Russian missiles, is located in the town of Marat Numan in the province of Idlib governorate, southern side of Aleppo.

Nevertheless, Veronika Skvortsova, Russia’s Health Minister stated that the offensive was launched just to hit Islamic State infrastructure as they did same, she didn’t agree the air jets targeted other locations or innocent civilians in Idlib.

After United States offensives, now Russian has opened new chapter of the Syrian civil war as series of attacks was launched in September, 2015.