The surrounding area of Idlib province
Idlib province in Northern Syria faces humanitarian catastrophe. This was stated by the head of the independent UN Commission to investigate human rights violations in Syria, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, reports Anadolu Agency.
“We are concerned that in Idlib and there would be heavy fighting and the civilian population’s security will be threatened,” warned the UN representative.
According to him, a good example of this was the fighting in Aleppo. Pinheiro recalled that after the agreement about the evacuation of civilians and opposition fighters from the Eastern districts of Aleppo, the city left tens of thousands of people.
He noted that the actions of terrorists of “Front an-Nusra” and other radical groups West of Aleppo would increase tension in the region.
Recall that on 4 April it became known about the use of chemical weapons in the town of Khan Shaykhun, South of Idlib. Killing more than 86 people . In addition, poisoning suffered another 300 people. USA was blamed on the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In Damascus the charges in the attack was rejected.
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