Russian airstrikes on Syria's Idlib resume, UN warns of 'bloodbath'

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(Worthy News) - The UN urged Russia and Turkey Tuesday to help avert a "bloodbath" in Idlib, as renewed Russian airstrikes on Syria's last major rebel stronghold killed least nine civilians, according to a monitor.

Rebel-backer Turkey has held several rounds of talks with regime ally Russia aimed at averting a major assault on Idlib, but Moscow on Tuesday dubbed the province a "pocket of terrorism" as Syrian troops massed near the region.

A full-fledged assault would be devastating for the nearly three million people living in the northwestern province, many of the rebels and civilians who were bussed out of other areas as they came back under regime control. [ Source: AFP (Read More...) ]

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