31 dead in Syria barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo: NGO

June 16, 2014 6:19 PM

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ALEPPO, Syria: Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, killing at least 31 people including several children, an NGO said.

Some of the wounded were in a serious condition after the strikes on the Sukkari and Ashrafiyeh neighbourhoods, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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