Activists: Air raids on Syrian city of Raqqa kill 39

By REUTERS
March 6, 2013 23:43

 
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AMMAN - Syrian warplanes bombarded the northeastern provincial capital of Raqqa for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people, opposition activists said.

The Local Coordination Committee, a grassroots activists' organization, said 17 people were killed in one raid alone, on a square in the city. Video footage showed fighters putting dismembered bodies in an ambulance.

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