At least 45 civilians were killed in regime attacks on Idlib between September 17 and December 24 last year, according to a Syrian Network for Human Rights report.
9-year-old Abdulmuin Hassan was blinded by a remote-controlled IED attack, but is now on the road to recovery and receiving treatment in Turkey.
Despite a de-escalation zone agreement brokered by Turkey, Russia and Iran, Bashar al Assad's regime forces continue to target the besieged Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta.
According to a war monitor, the Assad regime has upped the pressure on two of the last opposition bastions in Syria this week, pounding the Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus and the northern province of Idlib.
Recent violence prompts 12,000 Syrian families to seek refuge in makeshift camps near Turkish border, violating a ceasefire agreed by Turkey, Russia and Iran.
Idlib province in northwestern Syria, is the last bastion of resistance to Assad in the war-weary country. It now faces a humanitarian catastrophe.
Turkish army reconnaissance team scouted Idlib province on Sunday before an expected military operation in northwest Syria.
The armed forces confirmed they had begun a reconnaissance mission in Syria's Idlib province on Sunday.
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