8 children among 16 killed in Syrian strike, opposition group says
Rebel fighters peer out a window in Damascus earlier this week.
January 26th, 2013
05:55 PM ET

8 children among 16 killed in Syrian strike, opposition group says

On the same day the first of six Patriot missile batteries intended to protect Turkey from Syrian threats became operational along the border, violence continued to rage inside Syria - including bombing that, according to an opposition group, killed eight children.

The slain children were among 16 people killed in strikes by Syrian warplanes in the Aleppo suburb of Manjab, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The same group noted similar air attacks elsewhere in the Middle Eastern nation, while another opposition group - the Local Coordination Committees - said 96 people were dead nationwide.

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  1. the prophet

    A full scale Middle East war will soon erupt, Russia the US and Israel are in the middle of it

    January 26, 2013 at 8:37 pm | Report abuse |
  2. sjdsh

    opposition group says–translation–they did it

    January 27, 2013 at 1:40 am | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    Children killed in air strikes . We cringe in horror now and ignore it when it happens elsewhere.
    Syrian implosion created to oust Bashar is now becoming a threat to world peace as @ the prophet predicts.

    January 27, 2013 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |