Media reported dozens killed in the strike on refugee camp in Syria


In Syria near Turkish border air strikes were committed in the refugee camp, which killed 28 people. About it reports Reuters with reference to the London-based Syrian center for monitoring the observance of human rights, stressing that the fighting in Northern Syria has continued, despite the declared ceasefire regime and accession to Aleppo. Bi-bi-si reports “dozens” killed in an air strike on the refugee camp, referring not only to journalists but also eyewitnesses.

According to the center for monitoring, among victims there are women and children. The death toll could rise, human rights activists warn.

The attack was made near the town of Sarmad. It is 30 km West of the city of Aleppo, which the U.S. and Russia have agreed to extend the ceasefire.

Bi-bi-si has published a photo of the destruction caused by airstrikes. The newspaper, citing “some reports said that the attack was committed by either the Syrian or Russian planes, but this information is not confirmed.

Already commented on the incident, White house spokesman John Ernest during the daily briefing. “There can be reasonable justification for air strikes on innocent civilians who have already fled their homes to avoid violence,” he said, adding: “These people are in the desperate situation I could imagine, and there is no justification for military action, the purpose of which they are.”

Previously, on 30 April in some parts of Syria was a regime of silence. Within 24 hours he was operating in Damascus and its suburbs, within 72 hours — in Latakia. Then the ceasefire to the territory of Damascus was extended for a day — 0:00 on 1 may.

At the end of February in Syria began to operate a cease-fire that was achieved with the participation of Moscow and Washington. However, he does not apply to banned in Russia, the Islamic state and” Dzhebhat EN-Nostro”, as well as organization, recognized by the UN security Council as terrorist.