aircrafts fly at high altitude and appear suddenly and without warning," -
a journalist and human rights activist, who survived the Talbiseha bombing,
Firas al-Said told to the publication. According to him, after the powerful
airstrikes city turned to the real hell.
"Charred, dead bodies were scattered
everywhere. The survivors tried to find alive among the rubbles, and doctors
desperately wanted to save at least someone on the spot. You cannot even
imagine what was going on there," he said. The NGO Human Rights Watch
called for an investigation into airstrikes in Talbisehu as a possible
violation of international law.
lacks the monitoring group representatives, who would record all the facts.
"Local activists complain about violations of the international
humanitarian law in Syria,"
Diana Seman from Amnesty International said. She also added that currently they
do not have the full picture. "Our assessment is based on information from
video and witnesses," she explained.
Founder of the Bellingcat – a platform for
civil investigative journalism, Elliot Higgins said they will conduct an
independent examination of all video of airstrikes displayed by Russia in the
Network. After this they will correlate these videos with the video recorded by
activists on the ground to verify information about the numerous civilian
casualties resulting from Russian airstrikes. The Syrian Observatory for Human
Rights (SOHR) says at least 127 civilians were killed by Russian airstrikes as
for today. Russian president Vladimir Putin continues to explain Moscow's
interference in the internal affairs of Syria as the fight against
"Islamic state." However, the majority of Russian airstrikes were
directed against the rebels, who oppose IS and the regime of the president
Institute of War Study said that there are no "Islamic state"
terrorists in Homs. Analysts say that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is
interested in controlling the city through which the key route passes. This
path connects the region with Damascus on the south and Aleppo on the north. It
will be recalled that the French journalists had recorded on hidden camera the
interview with the Russian military in Syria. The servicemen said they have
been in Syria "from the very beginning".