Syrian civilians and rescuers gather at site of government forces air strikes in the rebel held neighbourhood of Al-Shaar in Aleppo on September 27, 2016. Syria’s army took control of a rebel-held district in central Aleppo, after days of heavy air strikes that have killed dozens and sparked allegations of war crimes. / AFP PHOTO / KARAM AL-MASRI
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Air strikes killed 23 civilians, including eight children, on March 9 in countryside around the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the Islamic State’s base in Syria, a war monitoring group said.