IDLIB, Syria

Russian warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes in the de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, killing at least 26 civilians, a Syrian civil defense group said Tuesday.

The victims included nine members of a single family, six of whom were children, in Kafr Taal, eight in Kafr Nuran, two each in Jidarya and Kafr Nahaada, one each in Erhab and Tamanin in the western country side of Aleppo province, according to White Helmets.

Another child was killed in Aleppo’s Takad village while two other civilians were killed in Idlib’s Bara village.

 Turkey has pushed hard for a cease-fire in Idlib after the region endured months of battering by forces loyal

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