United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned the ongoing Syrian crisis with numerous civilian casualties despite the announcement of a ceasefire.
US officials have repeatedly called on the Syrian government and its Russian and Iranian allies to stop their attacks against civilians in Idlib.
The Syrian Civil Defence, also known as the White Helmets, said air raids and barrel bombs on Wednesday struck a vegetable market in the town of Ariha, as well as fix workshops in an industrial area, a few hundred metres away from the market.
"According to the agreements with the Turkish side, the ceasefire regime was introduced in the Idlib de-escalation zone starting from 14:00 Moscow time (11:00 GMT) on January 9, 2020", Russian Major General Yury Borenkov was quoted as saying then.
"It is deeply distressing that civilians are still being killed on a daily basis in missile strikes from both the air and ground". "Women, men and children simply carrying out everyday activities at the workplace, in markets and at schools are being killed and maimed in senseless violence".
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The displaced civilians headed to areas near the Turkish border due to the attacks that have been underway for two days which forced a total of 12,884 civilians to leave their homes, according to Syria's Response Coordination Group.
An estimated three million civilians are trapped in Idlib.
Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, also known as the White Helmets, dig through the rubble of a building, hit by airstrikes, in the town of Baleh, in the western countryside of the northern province of Aleppo on Saturday. Russian Federation has airstrike for the second time within 3 days.
High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet's spokesman, Jeremy Laurence, told VOA that immediately following the supposed cease-fire declared almost a week ago, ground-based strikes were being lobbed by both the Syrian government and rebel forces.
From the beginning of the escalation of hostilities in the de-escalation zone in Idlib and surrounding areas on 29 April 2019 up to 15 January this year, the UN Human Rights Office has verified incidents in which 1,506 civilians, including 293 women and 433 children, have been killed. The Idlib region has witnessed a sharp uptake in violence.