Aleppo battles kill scores on both sides: Syria monitor

February 18, 2015 9:59 AM

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Aleppo battles kill scores on both sides: Syria monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Battles in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo have killed at least 70 pro-government fighters and more than 80 insurgents after the army started an offensive there, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.

Aleppo is at the forefront of clashes between government forces and a range of insurgents, including Islamist brigades, al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front and Western-backed units. The United Nations is seeking a ceasefire there to allow urgent aid access.

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