An injured man stands at a damaged site hit by what activists said were two barrel bombs thrown by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Qadi Askar district of Aleppo August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo
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A government airstrike against suspected ISIS positions in the city of Raqqa killed at least 12 civilians, an anti-regime monitoring group said Sunday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based group, said six minors, a female civilian and a male teacher were among the casualties from the strike, which also wounded 23 people.A regime airstrike Saturday on the ISIS-held town of Mohasan in Deir al-Zor province, meanwhile, killed five civilians – four members of the same family and a disabled man, the Observatory said.Regime forces have only recently begun targeting ISIS positions in several provinces, while anti-regime activists say the strikes have led mainly to civilian casualties.At least 13 people were killed and 17 wounded in the raid on Maadi in northeastern Aleppo, according to the Observatory.
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