Russia says did not carry out air strikes on Syria's Idlib

April 4, 2017 15:01
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MOSCOW - Russian planes did not carry out air strikes in the Syrian province of Idlib, RIA news agency quoted Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Tuesday.

"Russian military aircraft carried out no air strikes near Khan Sheikhoun in the Idlib province," RIA quoted the ministry as saying.

A suspected gas attack, believed to be by Syrian government jets, killed at least 58 people in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a war monitoring group and medical workers said.

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