3 Feb 2020

More than 400 airstrikes on Idlib launched by Russia and Syria, as hundreds of thousands try to flee

International Editor

Hundreds of airstrikes and barrel bombs have been launched by Syria and its Russian allies on rebel-held areas of Idlib and Aleppo in the last 24 hours.

The provinces in the north-west of the country are the last remaining areas held by rebel forces.

As the Assad regime pushes to reclaim it – hundreds of thousands of civilians are fleeing north to the Turkish border.

The targeted attacks of hospitals and the desperate plight of those trying to survive airstrikes and shelling in a village near the front line are the focus of our new series going inside Idlib to uncover the horror of daily life.