A man runs at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the northern town of Atareb, in Aleppo province May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof
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Rebels fired a rocket that struck a government-held neighborhood Friday in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, killing 13 people, Syria's state news agency reported.State news agency SANA said the rocket attack in the northern neighborhood of Achrafieh also wounded 17 people.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has a network of activists around the country, said the Achrafieh attack killed 10 people including three children.Rocket attacks are common on residential neighborhood around Syria.Activists say Syria's 3-year-old conflict has killed more than 150,000 people. More than 2.5 million people have fled Syria to neighboring countries, while millions more are displaced within the war-ravaged country.
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