More than 180 civilians killed in two days in Syria

    More than 180 civilians killed in two days in Syria

    Aug.15, Aleppo: Hundreds of civilians have been killed in both Syrian government and rebel attacks across the war-torn country in recent days, local activist groups said.

    More than 180 civilians have been killed across Syria since Friday, including 22 children and 23 women, the Local Coordination Committees, a grassroots network of activists, said on Sunday. 

    Rights group said at least 90 people were killed on Friday, while a further 83 civilian deaths were recorded by Saturday night, with most of them occurring in the Aleppo province.

    The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which records daily developments in Syria, also released figures on Sunday detailing the killing of at least 327 civilians, including 76 children and 41 women, in Aleppo over the last 15 days.

    More than 100 of the 327 were reportedly killed in bombing by government warplanes, while 126 were killed in attacks by opposition fighters on government-held areas in Aleppo.

    The Oslo Times International News Network


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