Syrian government forces struck positions in the northwestern part of the country on Sunday as local troops conquered a city that had been recaptured by rebels a few days earlier.
The bombing helped Russian-backed Syrian soldiers capture the town of Kafr Nabuda in northern Hama Province for the third time in their latest offensive, sources on both sides said.
Syrian State News Agency According to SANA, the city of Kafr Nabuda was taken over by militants of the Hay & Tahrir al-Sham group (HTS).
A spokesman for one of the rebel formations in the region, the Turkish-backed National Liberation Front, confirmed the government forces Reuters news agency recaptured Kafr Nabuda after eight hours of bombing.
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The Turkish state Anadolu Agency reported on six casualties and cited the White Helmets civil protection agency.
Night raids also targeted the cities of Kafr Nabl and Khan Sheikhun in Idlib province as well as the villages of Armanaya, Fatterah, Tramla, Deir Sunbul, Hass and Hobait Human Rights, a UK-based war monitor reported and ground operations in several areas, including in the city of Maarat al-Numan, 1
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A news reporter AFP in Maaret al-Numan said he saw a young man wearing the arched body of a young girl who seemed to come out of the rubble after an air raid.
Another man brought a desperate, dusty young girl and threw it over her shoulder.
The witness Hamdu Mustafa said he had gone shopping when the air raid arrived. Everyone was "on the street to sell and buy," he said.
"The planes were directed against civilians who bought food for their children" added Mustafa .
The Russian Air Force-backed Syrian government forces have since then been in operation at the end of April, focusing primarily on the southern parts of Idlib and the adjacent parts of the Hama and Latakia provinces.
It is the most intense conflict between President Bashar al-Assad and his rebel enemies since last summer.
Bombing has killed 229 civilians, injured 727 others, and forced more than 300,000 people to flee since April 28, according to the UOSSM (Union of Medical and Relief Organizations), which provides support for health facilities.