Civilian deaths from Russian airstrikes ‘highest since Aleppo’s fall

IMG_0201The death toll from Russia’s fierce bombardment of Syria has shot up over the past two months, coinciding with regime ground offensives, and despite a ceasefire officially being in place. Civilian deaths in Syria from Russian air strikes are at their highest since the fall of rebel-held Aleppo to regime forces in December according to one monitoring group. According to the UK-based Airwars – which specialises in monitoring and assessing civilian casualties from international air strikes in Syria, Iraq, and Libya – heightened civilian death tolls have come in the context of ongoing ground assaults – led by the Assad regime – against rebel forces in Aleppo, Hama, and Idlib, which Moscow has backed with aerial campaigns……..Read More

 

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