Air strikes on Syria's Idlib kill 16 jihadists: Monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said more than 60 air raids targeted the Abu Duhur military airport in Idlib province which Al-Nusra and allied Islamist fighters seized in September.

Beirut: A series of air strikes struck a military airport in northwestern Syria today, killing 16 jihadists including a top fighter from the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Nusra Front, a monitor said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said more than 60 air raids targeted the Abu Duhur military airport in Idlib province which Al-Nusra and allied

Islamist fighters seized in September.

Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said however that it was unclear if the strikes were carried out by the Syrian regime, Russian or US-led coalition aircraft.

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