More than 200 killed in fighting near Syria`s Aleppo this week: Monitor

At least 210 combatants in Syria`s civil war have died in a surge in violence around the second city of Aleppo this week, a monitoring group said on Friday.

AFP| Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016, 16:36 PM IST

Beirut: At least 210 combatants in Syria`s civil war have died in a surge in violence around the second city of Aleppo this week, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Among those killed were 82 army troops and pro-regime militiamen, 94 members of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front and allied rebel groups, and 34 Islamic State group jihadists, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.