Idlib, Syria, May 17, 2018. Free Police officers guard at a checkpoint. On the first day of Ramadan, the Free Police of Idlib establishes checkpoints in the city of Binnish, Northern Idlib, Northern Syria, to prevent overcrowding and traffic accidents. Policemen searched cars and pedestrians in order to detect attempted explosions. In recent weeks, bombs and car explosions have become increasingly common in Idlib, targeting military commanders and fighters from the Free Syrian Army as well as civilians; these have killed dozens. The perpetrators behind the attacks remain unknown.