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Syrian govt warplane crashes into market, killing 12

A Syrian Army warplane crashed in a busy market area in northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, killing 12 and wounding many others, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.


Syrian govt warplane crashes into market, killing 12
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Beirut: A Syrian Army warplane crashed in a busy market area in northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, killing 12 and wounding many others, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
 

The London-based monitoring group said that the crash occurred as regime force bombarded the areas around Abo al-Dohor military airport in Idlib province. The fate of the crew remains unknown.

Ariha was the last town in Idlib province to fall to the rebels.

As per the BBC, that cited state media, the crash happened due to "weather conditions and heavy fog" but al-Nusra rebels, linked to al-Qaeda, said they had shot it down.

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