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'Great Fear' in Idlib ahead of Looming Offensive, Says Health Chief

  • Sun, 09 Sep 2018 02:34
There is "great fear" among residents and medical workers in Idlib as the threat of a large-scale military operation looms over Syria's last major opposition bastion, the province's health chief said. "I fear we are about to face the most catastrophic crisis in our war," Munzer Al-Khalil told AFP in an interview in Geneva late Friday. The orthopedic surgeon, who heads the health directorate in the opposition region, said he had travelled to the Swiss city to urge diplomats and UN officials to do more to avert a "catastrophe". Seized from regime forces in 2015, Idlib and adjacent areas الشرق الأوسط

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