Syria says killed 300 insurgents to free besieged soldiers in Idlib

May 24, 2015 13:50

BEIRUT - Syrian army air strikes killed at least 300 insurgents and wounded hundreds more during a military operation to free besieged troops at a hospital in northwestern Syria, state television said on Sunday.

Dozens of Syrian troops, who had been holed up since April in the Jisr al-Shughour hospital in Idlib province, were freed on Friday.

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