Airstrike 'massacres' Syria, scores of civilians dead

  • Syrian civilians react following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib. (AFP)
  • Syrian civilians react following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib. (AFP)
  • A Syrian man carries a child who was retrieved under the rubble of a collapsed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP)
  • Civilians in rebel-held parts of Syria's Aleppo expressed fears of a lengthy government siege, as food supplies dwindled after regime troops seized the only road into the city's east. (AFP)
  • The government advance, which has been backed by a Russian air offensive, is seen as a major setback for opposition forces in Syria's second city. (AFP)
  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Tuesday said that children were among at least 56 civilians killed in strikes by the coalition as they fled Al-Tukhar in Aleppo province, near the key IS stronghold of Manbij. (AFP)
  • A Syrian civil defence worker carries a child who was retrieved under the rubble of a collapsed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP)
  • A Syrian boy receives medical care at a makeshift clinic following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib. (AFP)
  • More than 280,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's civil war erupted with the brutal repression of anti-government protests in 2011. (AFP)