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Syria’s war: UNICEF alarmed by child deaths in gov’t offensive

Rights groups say more than 500 have been killed, including over 100 children.

The United Nations is concerned about the growing number of children being killed in the war on rebel-held areas of Syria.

Idlib and Hama provinces are being bombarded for a third month by Syrian government forces, backed by Russian warplanes.

Human rights groups say at least 500 civilians have been killed, including children.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports.