Hounded by war planes, Syrians dig Idlib graves in advance

AFP KAFR 'UWAYD, SYRIA Published: Jun 17, 2019, 12:05 PM(IST)

The Idlib region of some three million people has suffered increased regime and Russian air strikes in recent weeks, with hundreds of civilians killed since late April. To keep up, civil defence workers known as the White Helmets are digging graves in advance, to ensure funerals are swift and the few who attend are not killed at the cemetery.

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