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At least 194 civilians in Aleppo killed in past seven days

Air strikes in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo have killed 194 civilians in the past seven days.

In rebel-held areas of Aleppo 123 civilians, including 18 children, were killed during the days of intensified violence, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.

A child carried from the rubble in rebel-held Aleppo following an airstrike Credit: Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters

Rebel shelling into government-held areas of the city during the same period killed 71 civilians, including 13 children, the British-based monitoring group said.

Eight more civilians, including three children, were killed by government shelling into areas not under its control in the city, the Observatory said.

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