Air Strikes Kill 15 Civilians in Aleppo on First Day of Eid

Death toll reaches 58 as Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, says monitoring group

At least 15 civilians, including six women and five children, lost their lives in barrel bomb attacks on rebel-held Aleppo on the first day of Eid, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, a monitoring group said on Friday.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said at least five people, including three children and a woman, were killed in a barrel bomb attack on the town of Darat Ezza near the northern city of Aleppo.

Regime air strikes also killed five people, including four women, in the stricken town of al-Bab, following a deadly week of aerial bombardment that killed dozens.

A third barrel bomb attack targeted Aisha village in Aleppo’s countryside, killed five, including two children and one woman.

Syria’s death toll of the first day of Eid reached 58, according to SNHR.


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