Syrian air raids kill 11
11 September 2014, 14:52
Beirut - Syrian activist groups say government airstrikes on a northern town controlled by the extremist Islamic State group have killed at least 11 people.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says six air raids struck the town of al-Bab in Aleppo province Thursday. It says at least 11 people were killed and more than 17 wounded in the strikes, one of which hit a crowded market.
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Another activist group, the Aleppo Media Center, put the death toll at 19 and said another 20 people were wounded.
It was not possible to reconcile the difference in casualty figures, but numbers frequently vary in the chaotic aftermath immediately following attacks.
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