Russia bombs aid bakery in Syria
A Syrian girl eats bread in the Al-Shallal suburb of the northeastern town of Al-Hol in Syria's Hasakeh province, bordering with Iraq, on November 19, 2015. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
The bakery was established 16 months ago by the Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) and it produced about 65,000 loafs of bread per day serving about 40,000 people, the foundation’s officials say.
Burak Karacaoglu from the IHH’s Hatay office in Turkey, who follows the foundation’s activity in Syria, told Anadolu Agency that Russian jets had bombed the bakery in Idlib’s Sarakib area. Karacaoglu said no employees were killed.
IHH President Bulent Yildirim reacted harshly telling Anadolu Agency: “If bakeries, camps are attacked, that means the aim is to eliminate all Syrian people.”
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