World Middle East 29 Apr 2016 At least 202 civilia ...

At least 202 civilians killed in 7 days of Aleppo violence

REUTERS
Published Apr 29, 2016, 1:41 pm IST
Updated Apr 29, 2016, 1:41 pm IST
Eight more civilians, including three children, were killed by government shelling into areas not under its control in the city.
Syrian civil defence members carry a wounded man on a stretcher into a hospital in the government-controlled side of the northern city of Aleppo following clashes on April 27, 2016. (Photo: AFP)
 Syrian civil defence members carry a wounded man on a stretcher into a hospital in the government-controlled side of the northern city of Aleppo following clashes on April 27, 2016. (Photo: AFP)

Beirut: Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo killed 123 civilians including 18 children during the past seven days of intensified violence in the northern Syrian city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.

Seventy-one civilians, including 13 children, were killed by rebel shelling into government-held areas of the city during the same period, the British-based monitoring group said.

 

Eight more civilians, including three children, were killed by government shelling into areas not under its control in the city, the Observatory said.

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