Syria air strike leaves 16 dead, including 7 children: NGO
An air strike on Idlib province in northwest Syria on Sunday killed at least 16 people, including seven children and five women, a monitoring group said.
"The number of people killed in the air strike in the village of Bara in Jabal al-Zawiya has risen to at least 16," said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, revising an earlier death toll of four.
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The Observatory said Bara has been under rebel control since mid-July.
The air strike was launched on the third day of a failed truce that was proposed by international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha that ends on Monday.
by Katerina Vousoura Â© 2012 AFP
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