Rebel rockets kill 19 in Aleppo, hit hospital: monitor

May 3, 2016 2:03 PM

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Rebel rockets kill 19 in Aleppo, hit hospital: monitor

BEIRUT Rebels bombarded government-held areas of Aleppo with rockets on Tuesday, killing 19 people and hitting a hospital, while also launching a ground assault on army-held positions of the divided city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The Syrian army said insurgents had launched a widespread assault and that it was responding. State-run Syrian news channel Ikhbariya said three women were killed and 17 more people wounded at the al-Dabit maternity clinic.

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