Attack in Syria: In Syria, the government army has targeted two villages and attacked them with rockets. In which many people have died. Children are also among the dead.
Rocket Attack in Syria
Syria Government Rocket Attack: Syrian government forces have launched rocket attacks targeting two villages in rebel-held territory in north-western Syria (Violence in Syria). In which at least nine civilians including three children died. Rescue workers and the War Monitoring Center have given this information on Thursday. According to the White Helmets, missile attacks were carried out targeting a village called Iblin in the southern province of Idlib.
In which a woman, her daughter and a child were killed while four others were injured. All the people were members of the same family. The Syrian Civil Defense team working in rebel-held areas is known as the White Helmet (Rocket Attack in Syria). At least six people, including a child, were killed in a rocket attack in an area called Foa in eastern Idlib province, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Those killed used to work as stone-cutters.
Increasing violence in Idlib
Violence has escalated in recent weeks between government forces in the region and extremists in Idlib, the rebel’s last stronghold, after a ceasefire was agreed last year. This ceasefire agreement was signed between Turkey, which supports the Syrian opposition, and Russia, the main supporter of the Syrian government (Violence in Syria 2021). According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 512 children were killed in violence in Syria last year.
17 lakh children in violence-hit area
About 1.7 million children live in Syria’s violence-hit north-west, most of whom have been forced to leave their homes due to violence (Children Situation in Syria). Earlier in June, there was a rocket attack on American troops in eastern Syria, in which no one was injured. A day before the attack, the US carried out airstrikes targeting “bases used by Iran-backed militia groups” along the border between Iraq and Syria. Iraq’s military condemned the US attacks.
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