Syria Fighting Intensifies Ahead of Sochi Conference
Civilian casualties in Syria's northwestern region are growing amid fierce fighting among Syrian various factions. Turkey has claimed a strategic mount overlooking the city of Afrin, which it plans to take from Kurds. The government planes backed by Russia pounded rebel communities in Idlib province on Monday. The fierce fighting comes a day ahead of Sochi talks on Syria. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.