Armed rebel fighters walk past bodies, reportedly belonging to government forces, in the northern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur on April 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / AL-MAARRA TODAY / GHAITH OMRAN
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Syrian government warplanes pounded the northwestern city of Jisr al-Shughur Sunday, a day after its capture by Al-Qaeda and its allies, a monitoring group said.Fighting between rebel forces and regime troops continued south of the city on Sunday, he added.On Saturday, the Observatory said its sources had seen the bodies of at least 60 regime loyalists in the streets of Jisr al-Shughur after the battle for the city.More than 220,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011 with anti-government protests that escalated into an armed rebellion.
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