Barrel bomb attack kills 11 children in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

AFP , Thursday 25 Aug 2016

Eleven children were killed on Thursday in a barrel bomb attack carried out by government forces on a rebel-held neighbourhood of Syria's Aleppo city, a monitor said.

"Fifteen civilians, among them 11 children, were killed in a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nayrab neighbourhood" in southern Aleppo city, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

It also reported eight civilians, including two children, were killed Thursday in rebel fire on the government-held west of the city.

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