Jihadi group’s shelling on Aleppo kills 12 civilians

(IraqiNews) 12 civilians were killed in a rocket shelling conducted by a jihadi group on a village in the Syrian province of Aleppo, SANA reported on Monday.

The Syrian Arab News Agency reported that militants from a Jihadi group carried out a rocket attack on the residential area in Wadehi Village, in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

The shelling resulted in the killing of 12 civilians, in addition to injuring 15 others with serious injuries, SANA added. The death toll included five children.

Furthermore, it explained that Jihadist group targeted the village, without mentioning that Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formally Nusra Front) is one of these groups.

SANA also published photos of the injured people in one of the hospitals, including a child, with bandages on his face and stomach, and another one with shrapnel on his right leg.

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham is controlling large parts of Idlib and parts of the provinces of Hama, Aleppo and neighboring Latakia. Other less powerful Islamist factions are also deployed in the region. This region is also witnessing a military escalation since April 2019.

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