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At least 12 killed as Syrian jet crashes into market

Latest Update: August 3, 2015 | 96 Views

BEIRUT: At least 12 people were killed when a Syrian army fighter jet crashed into a busy market place in the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, a monitor said.

Most of the dead were civilians on the ground in the town in Idlib province, which fell to a coalition of Islamist insurgents in May, according to the UK-based Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks violence across Syria.

Scores were also injured, it said. There was no immediate reaction from the Syrian army.



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