The attack was denounced by UNICEF, which does not advance who will have been responsible.


An attack on a school in the Syrian province of Idlib in the northwest, has killed 22 children and six teachers, indicated the agency of the United Nations (UNICEF).

In a statement, the Director-General of UNICEF, Anthony Lake, denounced “a tragedy” and a possible “war crime”, without, however, specify the attack.

This could have been, according to Lake, “the deadliest attack against a school from the beginning of the war” in Syria, five and a half years.

“It is a tragedy, a scandal, and this attack was deliberate, is a war crime,” he added.

The school was attacked “by several times”, specified in the statement, without giving further details.

A previous balance was aware of 35 dead, including 11 children. “Military aircraft made six attacks on the town of Hass, against a school and its surrounding, killing 35 civilians, including 11 children,” said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

One of the projectiles fell into the school entrance at the time the children were taken precisely because the bombing, told the agency AFP notiicosa a militant anti-regime Idlib Press Centre, requesting anonymity.


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