Air strikes kill 9 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory

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Posted: Mar 15, 2017 3:51 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes pounded Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, including children, a war monitoring group said.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said planes, believed to be Russian, struck the northwestern city of Idlib and the town of Maarat Misrin in the countryside.

(Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Dominic Evans)