Eight fighters killed in strikes on rebel-held northwest Syria
21 Aug 2023
Russian air strikes target a rebel base in Syria. Picture used for illustrative purposes only.
At least eight fighters were killed by Russian air strikes early Monday targeting a rebel base in Syria's northwest, a war monitor said.
"Russian warplanes carried out air strikes on the western outskirts of Idlib city, targeting a military base belonging to Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)... killing at least eight fighters," said Rami Abdel Rahman, who heads the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.