The Local Co-ordination Committees, an opposition network, reported on Monday that at least 58 people had died, including the 15 in Aleppo, where two buildings were hit by bombs dropped by government planes in the southern suburb of Maadi. Video posted online showed people digging through rubble searching for survivors.
Mohammed Saeed, a local activist, said the pre-dawn raid was intended to "terrify the people and try to turn them against the Free Syrian Army", the Associated Press news agency reported.
Attacks by government troops backed by helicopter gunships were reported in the southern town of Sheikh Miskeen in Daraa province. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebels and troops were fighting near the airbase of Tabaqah in the northern province of Raqqa. Last week, rebels captured a key border crossing with Turkey in Raqqa.
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Fighting continues in Syria as Assad uses air force to terrorize
The world's attention has shifted to other critical issues, but the problems continue in Syria. Assad continues to use the full force of his military against civilians but the fight continues. He has the hardware but in the long run, he doesn't have the numbers to win the day. Not that it matters for now though, because civilians are being butchered on a daily basis. The Guardian: