Posted on February 21, 2018
Regional humanitarian co-ordinator Panos Moumtzis was speaking to the BBC after three days of bombing in the area reportedly killed at least 250 people. The Syrian military says it is trying to liberate the area from terrorists. Meanwhile, pro-government fighters have entered the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria to confront an offensive by Turkish troops and Syrian rebels. Turkey fired shells near the advancing columns, which, it says, forced the pro-government fighters into retreat.