Air strike kills 33 in Syria’s Aleppo: monitoring group

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At least 33 people were killed when Syrian government warplanes attacked a busy market in a rebel-controlled district of Aleppo on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Activists in the area put the death count as high as 40 and said dozens were wounded. They said a warplane struck the neighborhood of Hullok in the northeastern part of the city with a missile, turned around and then fired another one.The attack came a day after an air strike on a school in Aleppo killed at least 18 people, mainly children.Despite the continuing civil war, Syrian authorities are preparing for a June presidential election in which President Bashar al-Assad is expected to extend his grip on power.

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