82 killed as Syrian warplanes bomb market

August 17, 2015 1:31 AM

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82 killed as Syrian warplanes bomb market

Syrian government warplanes attacked a busy market in a rebel-held suburb of the capital Damascus yesterday, killing at least 82 people and wounding more than 200, in one of the deadliest single incidents involving government airstrikes since the crisis began nearly five years ago, activists said.

Syrian government air raids on rebel-held areas throughout the country have killed thousands over the past few years.

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