Human Rights: Assad approved use of chemical weapons in Idlib

At least 24 civilans have been killed during the 241 air strikes

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says that in last 72 hours 1,060 Russian and Syrian air and ground strikes have pounded rebel-held stronghold where residents are preparing for a possible chemical weapons attack.

Syrian President Bashar Assad has approved the use of chlorine gas in an offensive against the country’s last major rebel stronghold, US officials said, suggesting another possible retaliatory US military strike as thousands try to escape the region in what could be a decisive battle in the seven-year-old war.

In the last couple of days, more than 5,400 people have escaped their homes in Idlib and became refugees. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, in the last 72 hours 1,060 Russian and Syrian air and ground strikes took place in the region.

İlgili Haberler