IDLIB, Syria

At least eight civilians, including five children, were killed in Russian airstrikes Tuesday in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, where acts of violence are prohibited, a local civil defense agency said. 

Syrian opposition aircraft monitors said Russian warplanes struck the city of Saraqib and towns of Maar Shoreen, Babeela and Jawbas.

The attacks on Jawbas left eight people, including five children, dead, sources with the White Helmets civil defense agency said.

Over 1,300 civilians have been killed in the Idlib de-escalation zone despite a deal reached by Ankara and Moscow in September 2018.

Over a million Syrians have moved

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