Air strikes hit eastern Aleppo, including market, kill 25 - rescue service
Heavy air strikes on rebel-held areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo killed 25 people on Wednesday, most of them at a market, a rescue service said, as the Syrian government and Russia pursued their joint offensive to capture the whole city.
Syrian and Russian military officials could not immediately be reached for comment on the latest air strikes.
The Civil Defence, a rescue service operating in rebel-held areas, said on its Twitter feed the air strikes had killed 25 people, 15 of them at a market place in the Fardous district.
Heavy aerial bombardment of eastern Aleppo resumed on Tuesday... read more
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