Syria air raids kill 48 civilians in Idlib

2015-05-16 21:31
Syrian military tank on fire during clashes with Free Syrian army fighters in Joubar, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (The Syrian Revolution Against Bashar Assad, AP)

Syrian military tank on fire during clashes with Free Syrian army fighters in Joubar, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (The Syrian Revolution Against Bashar Assad, AP)

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Beirut - At least 48 civilians, including nine children, were killed on Saturday in regime air raids on Syria's northwest province of Idlib, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

"Air strikes by regime aircraft on Idlib city and the towns of Saraqeb and Kafr Awid," all controlled by rebel forces, killed 48 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

It also said dozens of people were wounded, and some were in a critical condition.

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