A man walks past damaged cars following a reported air strike on a market in Saraqeb on Friday. Agence France-Presse
A senior UN official called on Thursday for countries to take responsibility for their nationals stuck in a camp in Syria, including thousands of foreign children of Daesh group fighters.
Syrian government air strikes killed 18 civilians, including a dozen people at a busy market, as fierce fighting raged for the militant-held northwest, a war monitor said on Wednesday.
Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and ground shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in one of the heaviest assaults on the last rebel bastion in recent months, opposition members, rescuers and residents said on Thursday.
Over a thousand buildings in southeastern Turkey collapsed due to tremors leaving dozens injured.
"The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and health department are establishing a 100-bed tent hospital at Taftan to provide medical treatment to the suspected passengers,” Balochistan's Chief Minister Jam Kamal Alyani said.
The Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adayleh said the decision was part of "preemptive measures... following the rise in cases of coronavirus in South Korea, Iran" and China.