Two civilians died as an aerial bombardment on villages across southern Idlib decimated schools and hospitals, local sources reported.
Al Habit was one of the hardest hit by sustained heavy artillery fire, killing a man and woman.
Two children were injured in Kafr Nabil, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, as warplanes struck the village. Helicopters simultaneous dumped explosive barrels bombs on Kafr Sajna, destroying a medical centre and the next door Tishreen school.
Mr. Khalid Al-Qassim, Director of the Khan Sheikhoon Educational Complex, told Step News that 500 students “were now without education as a result of the destruction of their schools.” The medical centre was evacuated following extensive damage to the building and equipment however no casualties were reported.
Sources on the ground reported the involvement of both Russian and Syrian forces.
The local time of the incident is unknown.