Air strike in Syria kills at least 39 people in rebel-held town: monitor

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Posted: Jan 09, 2016 9:28 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An air strike killed at least 39 people in a Syrian rebel-held town in the northwest on Saturday when it struck a court house and an adjacent prison, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

The air strike on the town of Maarat al-Numan in Idlib province also wounded a large number of people, many of whom were in critical condition, it said.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Toby Chopra)