'29 killed' in Syrian government airstrikes

Two government airstrikes have killed at least 29 people in northern Syria, according to activists.

Rami Abdurrahman, the director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said military war planes targeted rebel positions in an opposition-held district of Aleppo city at midday today, but the attack missed the target and hit a crowded vegetable market, killing 14 people.

In a separate airstrike on the town of al-Bab near Aleppo, 15 people were killed, Mr Abdulrrahman said.

Another activist group, the Aleppo Media Network, confirmed the airstrikes and posted a video of what it says was the aftermath of the al-Bab raid, with plumes of smoke seen rising from the ground.

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