At least 11 people killed in rebel-held Idlib in northwestern Syria

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Air strikes killed at least 11 people in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, and the Syrian state news agency said the army had repelled an attack by militants in the area.

In central Syria, state media also said that a train carrying phosphate was derailed by a bomb blast east of Palmyra, causing injuries among the crew.

It did not identify the perpetrators of the attack. Islamic State militants are still active in central Syria.

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