damascus - Dozens of people have been slain Sunday by air attacks on the city of Idlib in northwestern Syria. Rescue workers and residents of the town said that Russian warplanes have carried out the attacks.
Idlib is under the control of rebels fighting against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Witnesses are confident conducted six airstrikes in Idlib. It is among other things a busy market in the center of the city affected.
According to rescue workers capable of 43 people that they have died. Thirty other people were taken from the rubble. It is not known how many injuries and deaths among those thirty people.
Russia began in late September a massive military campaign against rebels in Syria. President Vladimir Putin has been an ally of Assad.