Syrian rescuers say government bombing kills infant

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Russian and Syrian government airstrikes on the towns of Latamneh and Kafr Zeita in the neighboring Hama province.

9 September 2018 | 17:38

Source: Associated Press

  • Source: Associated Press
  • Last update: 9 September 2018 | 17:38

This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civilians and civil defense worker, right, next to a destroyed building that was attacked by a Syrian government airstrike, in Hobeit village, near Idlib, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. (AP Photo)

BEIRUT: Syrian troops and Russian forces resumed their bombing of the opposition’s last stretch of territory in the country, killing an infant girl on Sunday and damaging a hospital, rescuers and a war monitoring group say

The Syrian Civil Defense, first responders known as the White Helmets, says the girl was killed in bombing on Hobeit, in Idlib province.

Mustafa al-Haj Youssef, of the White Helmets, says government helicopters dropped unguided barrel bombs on the village.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Russian and Syrian government airstrikes on the towns of Latamneh and Kafr Zeita in the neighboring Hama province. It says a hospital in Latamneh was damaged in airstrikes and was taken out of operation.


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