Up to 100 killed during fighting in Idlib in Syria

51 of the regime's people and 45 of their opponents reported killed in Syria over 48 hours, says monitoring group. Up to 100 soldiers and militiamen reported

Up to 100 killed during fighting in Idlib in Syria

51 of the regime's people and 45 of their opponents reported killed in Syria over 48 hours, says monitoring group.

Up to 100 soldiers and militiamen reported killed during fierce fighting in the Idlib region of Syria, where the jihadists have control over large areas.

the Fighting between government forces and the armed groups in the region is the bloodiest in the country since a ceasefire came into being by the Russian mediation at the end of august. It informs the monitoring group The Syrian Observatory for human Rights (SOHR).

the Group says that 96 have been killed during the fighting in the past two days.

- Intense fighting continues early Monday along several axes in the south-eastern part of Idlib, it says.

- 51 of the regime's people have been killed over 48 hours, while 45 of their opponents - including 31 jihadists are killed, says monitoring group.

It has during the entire war in Syria, collected information on deaths and injuries from many different networks in the country.

" The syrian authorities do not usually publish casualty figures.

Idlib is home to about three million people - including many who are internally displaced refugees. The majority of the Idlid controlled by the jihadists, and it is one of the last bastions, who is holding out against government forces around president Bashar al-Assad.

The syrian leader has long said that his government will regain control of the northwestern region, which borders Turkey.

At the conclusion of the ceasefire in august was a Russian-supported syrian regeringsoffensiv set. The offensive had cost the lives of at least 1000 civilian lives, and hundreds of thousands were forced to flee from their homes.

the War in Syria, which has claimed the lives of over 370,000 people life, began in 2011, when the regime brutally defeated the pro-democracy demonstrations.

/ritzau/AFP

Updated Date: 02 December 2019, 10:00

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