According to the reporters, not less than 30 people had been put to death in the air strikes which is believed to be launched by Russian jets in the town of Ariha in northwestern Syria on Sunday, as said by the rescue workers in the rebel held area, part of an escalation of Russian strikes near the Turkish border.
On the other hand, in the separate air strikes to the frontier with Turkey, jets believed to be Russian hit a truck depot that had also been struck on Thursday, destroying 10 trailers and putting to death five people, as said by a rebel in the area.
Also dozens others had been injured in the air strike on Ariha in Idlib province, striking a market place, as said by the rescue workers. As said by one of the rescue workers, Mohamed Queiss, with the Civil Defense service which operates in rebel held areas, 31 dead people had been identified, with 12 more awaiting identification.
He added, “The vendors were shouting loudly as people were buying and selling and suddenly we heard the sound of the planes and in less than a second the jets struck and there was deadly silence.”