Hundreds killed in Syria airstrike campaign

Government continues much-criticised barrel bomb campaign as it steps up attacks against rebel-held areas.

    Syrian activists say hundreds of people have been killed in airstrikes targeting rebel-held areas over the past few days.

    The Syrian government forces continues to use barrel bombs - explosives packed inside drums and thrown from helicopters - which have been condemned as indiscriminate weapons.

    The government has also deployed more troops to recapture the strategic Qalamoun area.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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