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Russia says not responsible for strike on school in Syria's Idlib

A damaged classroom is pictured after shelling in the rebel held town of Hass, south of Idlib province, Syria October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s foreign ministry said on Thursday Moscow is not responsible for an air strike on a school in Syria’s Idlib province that led to deaths of 26 civilians, most of them schoolchildren.

Russian military were not involved in the attack, foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a briefing.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; writing by Maria Tsvetkova

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