Attacks continue in Aleppo, at least 21 dead
At least 21 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in mortar attacks in the Syrian city of Aleppo, reports say.
On Sunday, rebels allegedly fired mortar shells at several areas, including a headquarters used by government forces in the Old City of Aleppo, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
On the same day, Syria’s state television said "terrorist groups have blown up several buildings... including the Chamber of Industry."
Meanwhile, the Syrian army is pressing ahead against rebels across the country.
Also on Sunday, Syrian troops took control of Al Ramouseh district in the province of Aleppo and killed scores of rebels in different parts of it.
Army units destroyed several rebel hideouts across the province of Homs. Similar operations were also conducted in the provinces of Daraa, Hama, Latakia and Idlib.
Syria has been gripped by deadly violence since 2011. Over 150,000 people have reportedly been killed and millions displaced due to the turmoil.
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