Russian and regime airstrikes in Idlib, Syria, killed at least eight civilians, a Syrian civil defense group announced Sunday.

The Syrian opposition aircraft observatory said Russia targeted villages near the town of Saraqib, as well as the district of Darat Izzah in Aleppo.

The White Helmets civil defense group said the regime airstrikes killed eight civilians, according to initial reports.

The Bashar al-Assad regime and its allies have continued with intensified air and land attacks on civilian settlements in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

In September 2018, Turkey and Russia agreed to turn Idlib into a de-escalation zone in which

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