Syrian military aircraft bombed the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour on Sunday

Syrian military air ship shelled the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour on Sunday, a day after extremists seized control of it as a major aspect of a more extensive hostile that has left government drives in the territory reeling.

The resistance battle, initiated by the al-Qaida-partnered Nusra Front and Islamic revolutionary groups, has caught the two biggest urban focuses in Idlib area in the compass of a month. President Bashar Assad's troops have been not able to wrest back any of the ground lost, notwithstanding endeavors to mount a counteroffensive.

The Local Coordination Committees dissident aggregate and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday's airstrikes — up to 20 of them, as indicated by the Observatory — focused on the town of Jisr al-Shughour. There was no prompt word on setbacks.

An airstrike on the town of Darkoush, by most accounts 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Jisr al-Shughour, killed and injured many individuals, both lobbyist gatherings said.

The Syrian military has been depending vigorously on its airpower to attempt to stanch the resistance tide, and completed many airstrikes on Jisr al-Shughour and the encompassing region on Saturday. The Observatory said no less than 27 individuals, including no less than 20 warriors, were killed in such strikes on Saturday alone.

The fundamental battling front is presently found nearly 5 kilometers (3 miles) south of town, said Observatory executive Rami Abdurrahman. Radicals have been assaulting government positions in a sprawling agrarian plain south of Jisr al-Shughour as a major aspect of the more extensive host.