Sham Sheikh Mohammed, 9, who may have to have her legs amputated, was celebrated for her courage after humming a tune along with her White Helmets rescuers, who worked for six hours to free her from the concrete following February 6 twin quakes.
The war in Syria has been going on for more than 11 years. To add insult to injury, displaced Syrians who had found refuge in the north, were hit by the two massive earthquakes emanating from southeast Türkiye.
The head of the Syrian opposition-run main rescue group lambasted the UN’s decision that gave Bashar al Assad a say in sanctioning their aid deliveries, saying it gave him “free political gain.”
The group that is conducting rescue operations in response to the Türkiye and Syria earthquake condemns United Nations for not delivering relief to survivors.
The mother and one of her children were already dead when rescuers pulled them out, while two children succumbed to their wounds shortly afterward, White Helmets say.
The Moscow-Damascus alliance often carries out indiscriminate attacks on the heavily populated city of Idlib in Northern Syria, and are accused of violating international humanitarian law on several accounts.
Russia has been mediating a new deal to end the recent fighting in Daraa under which opposition groups who reject the deal will have to leave the region.
More than 100 people have been killed by Syrian regime airstrikes in northwestern Syria since June, as increased violence in the country resulted in the largest displacement recorded since March 2020.
At least six people were killed and as many others wounded by Syrian regime shelling in Sarajah village southeast of Idlib.
Violence has been rising in recent weeks in Idlib, the last-rebel enclave between the regime and its allied forces and insurgents on the edge of a territory that is home to nearly 4 million people, despite a truce brokered in March 2020.
At least eight people, including seven children, killed as regime troops and allied militants attack villages of Iblin, Meshun and Belyun in south of Idlib province, according to White Helmets.
Artillery attack on a hospital in Al Atarib town kills six civilians and wounds 15 others, according to White Helmets.
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