Russia commits massacre in Atarib west of Aleppo

Russia air strikes

More than 50 civilians were either killed or wounded in air strikes carried out by Russian warplanes on the popular market in the city of Atarib, in the western countryside of Aleppo, Enab Baladi News reported on Monday.

Aleppo Media Center reported, today, that more than 25 civilians were killed and 30 others were wounded in air strikes conducted by the Russian warplanes on the popular market, located in al-Atarib, in the western countryside of Aleppo.

Meanwhile, Syrian Civil Defense revealed that air strikes targeted the main market in the city of Atarib, killing large number of civilians. Civil Defense teams pulled out the trapped casualties from the rubble, they added.

However, Syrian regime and the Russian Ministry of Defense did not release any statement on the incident.

Furthermore, Atarib Media Center reported that the city was attacked with several Russian air strikes, at afternoon today, three of which were carried out on the main city’s market, where two rockets were launched in each air strike, destroying the market completely, including over one hundred shop.

It is noteworthy that the Russian warplanes have intensified their air strikes on the cities and towns of the southern countryside of Idlib and northern countryside of Hama, in the last few days.