It’s unclear if there were any casualties. Nevertheless the town is irrevocably changed the moment munitions hit it.
“The air force is extremely important for Assad right now,” said Joseph Holliday, a Syria analyst at the Washington-based Institute for the Study of War, told The Associated Press. “It has allowed Assad to prevent rebels from establishing a part of Syria where people can be safe and the opposition can focus on governing the place.”
A recent investigation by Human Rights Watch (HRW) found the Syrian Air Force “has repeatedly carried out indiscriminate, and in some cases deliberate, air strikes against civilians.”
The video also shows damage to buildings and the rescuing of children in the nearby town of Douma.
The video cannot be independently verified.
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