Syrian army air raids kill at least 47 in rebel-held areas of Aleppo: monitor

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Posted: Sep 17, 2015 10:59 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 47 people were killed in air raids by Syrian government forces in rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday and Thursday, a Britain-based monitor said.

A spokesman for local rescue services in rebel-held areas of Aleppo put the death toll at more than 60, all of them civilians, as government forces and insurgents exchanged intense fire in the divided city.

(Reporting by John Davison; Editing by Andrew Heavens)