Children among 58 killed after Syria’s Bashar al Assad launches chemical attack on Rebels

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More

Syrian jets pounded rebel held areas killing at least 58 people among them 11 children, airstrikes appears to be a chemical attack on rebel-held areas in north-western Syria on Tuesday, a monitoring group reported.

children in syriaEmerging reports from the monitoring group claimed that Tuesday attacks on Khan Sheikhoun area in Idlib province, used a toxic gas that left many people choking and vomiting, and children died with foam coming out of their mouths, human rights observatory group reported.

The watchdog group relies on a network of sources on the ground in Syria. Other activists posted pictures online of dead children piled on top of each other.

The monitoring group further sent new evidence that hours later, Syrian pounded fresh airstrikes targeting medical points in the same area Khan Sheikhoun.

These raids “came hours after a massacre was committed by first wave of Syrian fighter jets in the city,” the dead of the monitoring group claimed.

Almost all the residents inside the town have moved to the outskirts because raids are still targeting heavily,” an activist.

The first waves of attacks have taken place near a bakery near the northern entrance of Khan Sheikhoun, Majd said.

“People cannot approach the area without masks, and we do not have masks,” Majd added.

The White Helmets a local rescue group said the group documented 50 people killed and 240 wounded.

The Observatory said Turkey opened the Bab al-Hawa crossing on the Syrian-Turkish border and began allowing the wounded in.

Hassan of the White Helmets and an ambulance driver said that some of the wounded have died while waiting.

The Syrian National Coalition, an opposition group, described the attack as a “massacre” and called on the UN Security Council.

It accused regime planes of carrying out the attack, using a gas similar to sarin.

A military official speaking on condition of anonymity denied the accusation.

Press journalist for HRO media – Khizer Hayat reports.

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