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  6/17/2014, Sivan 19, 5774

Syria: At Least 31 Dead in Latest 'Barrel Bomb' Attack on Aleppo

Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, killing at least 31 people including several children, AFP reports.

Some of the wounded were in a serious condition after the strikes on the Sukkari and Ashrafiyeh neighborhoods, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told the news agency.