Aleppo schoolchildren killed in airstrike

By Liz Sly, April 30, 2014

BEIRUT — Syrian warplanes bombed a school in the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday just as students were staging an art show, killing at least 19 people and injuring many more.

The missile that struck the Ain Jalout elementary school in the rebel-held east of Aleppo was among at least half a dozen bombs dropped as part of the latest battle between government and opposition forces for control of the city, making it unclear whether the school was deliberately targeted.

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