damascus - At least nineteen civilians were killed and 25 others were injured by an air attack of Syrian and Russian aircraft on the village of But Shureen.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the attack took place on the night from Tuesday to Wednesday. According to observers, seven children are among the dead. But Shureen is in the province of Idlib, where the army hunts for rebels with the help of the Russians. Both the Syrian and Russian army refuse to comment on the announcement.
There are many rebels in Idlib. They arrived there last year after being expelled by the army from other regions. In recent weeks, the regime in Damascus has stepped up the actions against the rebels in Idlib province.