Fleeing into the fields, a family runs from Idlib attacks

Ali, 25, a displaced Syrian farmer from the al-Ahmed family, holds his daughter as he sits with other family members in an olive grove in the town of Atmeh, Idlib province, Syria May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

ATMEH, Syria (Reuters) – Ali al-Ahmed and his family fled on foot through the fields when the bombs began raining down on their house in northwestern Syria, escaping a major offensive by the Syrian army and its Russian allies. “In the early hours of the morning, the artillery stopped. Then the warplanes and helicopters came […]

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