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Syrian regime airstrikes kill 7 in Aleppo: Local sources

Assad regime – with Russian support – continues to target opposition-held areas of Syria's northwestern Aleppo province

Sibel Uğurlu   | 30.04.2016
Syrian regime airstrikes kill 7 in Aleppo: Local sources Civil defense workers and civilians carry out search and rescue works after the Russian forces staged air-strikes in Bustan al Qasr Neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria on April 30, 2016. ( Beha el Halebi - Anadolu Agency )


By Halit Suleyman


A total of seven people were killed and another 30 injured on Saturday in airstrikes carried out by the Syrian regime in opposition-held areas of the northwestern Aleppo province.

Civil defense officials in Aleppo told Anadolu Agency that regime warplanes had struck the province’s opposition-held Bab al-Nayrab and Bustan al-Qasr areas.

Rescue workers, they added, were now in the process of searching for survivors buried under the rubble of destroyed buildings.

Several structures in Bustan al-Qasr were reportedly leveled by Saturday’s airstrikes.

For the past 10 days, Syria’s Assad regime -- with Russian support -- has been carrying out airstrikes in opposition-held areas of Aleppo that have targeted civilian infrastructure, including hospitals, mosques and markets.

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