IDLIB, Syria

Two children were killed in Russian airstrikes on residential areas in the de-escalation zone of Idlib, Syria, the Syrian civil defense group White Helmets said on Thursday. 

Two minor siblings were killed in the Maarat Hurma village, the agency said.

According to the Syrian opposition’s aircraft observatory, Russian warplanes targeted the villages of Maarat Hurma, Hazareen, Misherfah, Sfuhan, Umm al-Halaheel, al-Dar al-Kaberah and Zarzour.

Assad regime’s warplanes and artillery also targeted Kafr Nabl, Bsakla, Marita, Jibila, Sihal, Tal Dam, Tahtaya and Gassayne village.

The targeted areas fall within the de-escalation zone laid out in Turkey’s deal reached with Russia

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