TV News LIES

Thursday, Oct 23rd

Last update05:39:55 AM GMT

You are here News International Syria: barrel bombs 'kill 87 children' in Aleppo

Syria: barrel bombs 'kill 87 children' in Aleppo

E-mail Print PDF

Barrel bombs kill Syrian childrenMore than 300 people, 87 of them children, have been killed in a week of air raids on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo and nearby towns by President Bashar al-Assad's forces, a monitoring group said on Monday.

Many were killed by so-called barrel bombs dropped from helicopters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Syrian authorities say they are battling rebels who have controlled parts of Syria's biggest city and most of the surrounding countryside for the past 18 months.

But human rights groups have condemned the use of the improvised bombs – oil drums packed with explosives and metal fragments, and rolled out of the aircraft cargo bay – as indiscriminate bombardment.

Rami Abdulrahman, director of the British-based pro-opposition Observatory, said 87 children were among the 301 people killed.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Baby killed and eight wounded in suspected terror attack in Jerusalem

Jerussalem attackA three-month old baby has died and eight other people are wounded – one seriously –...

Afghan opium poppy yield hits all-time high

Afghan poppy yieldOpium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has hit an all-time high despite years of counter-narcotics efforts that...

Soldier shot; gunman enters Canadian parliament, many shots fired

Canadian parliament enteredA gunman shot a soldier at the Canadian War Memorial in Ottawa and was then chased...

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad

Ultra orthodox Jews attack busesDozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!