Russian airstrikes target Syria’s Aleppo, cause casualties

ALEPPO, Syria (North Press) – On Thursday, Russian warplanes bombed several sites of the Turkish-backed armed opposition factions, aka the Syrian National Army (SNA) in the countryside Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria.

A military source in the city of al-Bab, eastern Aleppo, told North Press that Russian warplanes targeted the outskirts of the villages of al-Hadath and Jabal al-Deir in the town of Qabasin with several airstrikes, eastern the city of al-Bab.

The source added that the airstrikes targeted a camp belongs to the SNA’s Ahrar al-Sham faction in Jabal al-Deir, resulting in the injury of a militant, according to a preliminary information.

The Russian planes also targeted the vicinity of one of the fuel markets near the town of Qabasin, according to the source.

Earlier of the day, the Russian warplanes targeted the western countryside of Idlib Governorate, northwestern Syria, with four airstrikes and high-explosive missiles.

In a recent update on the casualties of those airstrikes in Idlib, the correspondent said that the airstrikes resulted in the killing of one person and the injury of five others. 

By Mo’ayed al-Sheikh