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Syria regime shelling kills three civilians — monitor

3. Syria
Syrian firefighters extinguish fire following artillery shelling by the Syrian regime on a fuel depot affiliated to the Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham Islamist extremist group on February 16, 2022 in the northwestern rebel-held town of Dana. (Photo: AFP)
DANA, Syria — Shelling by Syrian government forces of a fuel depot in the rebel-held Idlib region killed three civilians on Wednesday and started a huge fire, a war monitor said.اضافة اعلان

The bombardment struck a building in farmland near the town of Dana used as a supply station for diesel fuel, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Large numbers of first responders were attempting to extinguish flames that sent massive plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky, AFP correspondents reported.

The depot is owned by a fuel company affiliated to the authorities in Idlib, who are backed by the Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham Islamist extremist group, the Britain-based Observatory said.

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