Regime airstrikes in Aleppo target ISIS but kill civilians

September 11, 2014 9:49 PM

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Regime airstrikes in Aleppo target ISIS but kill civilians

BEIRUT: A flurry of airstrikes against a town in Aleppo province in Syria killed at least 11 civilians Thursday, according to an anti-regime monitoring group, after the intended target – ISIS militants – had vacated their headquarters.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based group, said six airstrikes against the town of al-Bab had also wounded 17 people. The strikes came a few days after ISIS fighters informed local residents that they would leave their offices and headquarters, the Observatory said, citing local...

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