A barrel bomb attack on opposition-held areas of Aleppo has killed at 22 in the latest atrocity visited on the city by the Syrian regime. File photo
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Aleppo, Syria – On Wednesday, Syrian regime’s warplanes targeted the towns of Darat Aza and al-Bab in the countryside of Aleppo with guided missiles and barrel bombs, causing the death of at least 22 people, locals reported.
Speaking to ARA News, Zakaria Dilo, a civilian who survived the massacre of Darat Aza, said that pro-Assad’s warplanes pounded the town of Darat Aza with several missiles, killing 12 civilians and wounding dozens others, some of them are in critical conditions.
The attack also caused a widespread destruction in the town.
Meanwhile, pro-regime helicopters hit the town of Tadaf east of al- Bab with at least four barrels bombs, killing 10 civilians and wounding more than a dozen others,” an eyewitness told ARA News.
In response to the regime’s attack, opposition forces targeted the regime-held villages of Nubbul, Zahra, Kufriya and al-Foua with dozens of Grad rockets and homemade shells, opposition sources said on Wednesday.
Syrian armed opposition accuses the government security forces of committing “massacres” against civilians in the rebel-held areas by dropping barrel bombs on residential buildings.
Reporting by: Taim Khalil
Source: ARA News