Aleppo air strike kills 14 members of one family - rescue workers



Fourteen members of the same family were killed in an air strike in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, an emergency service said on Monday, as the Syrian government pressed its Russian-backed campaign to capture opposition-held areas of the city.
A list of the dead published by the Civil Defence included several infants, among them two six-week old babies and six other children under the age of eight or below. The Civil Defence identified the jets as Russian.
The Civil Defence is a rescue service operating in rebel-held areas of Syria. Its workers are known as "White Helmets".
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17 October 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: Reuters
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