People assist an old woman at a site hit by what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Assad in Duma in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus July 29, 2014. (REUTERS/Badra Mamet)
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The Syrian government is still indiscriminately bombing civilians with explosives-filled barrels in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution, an international human rights group said Wednesday.February's resolution demanded a halt to all attacks against civilians and indiscriminate shelling and aerial bombardment -- including the use of so-called barrel bombs -- in populated areas.Over 170,000 people have been killed in Syria in more than three years of fighting, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
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