City block struck in Syria; 33 people dead

Posted: February 20, 2013 at 1:52 a.m.

A Syrian missile strike leveled a block of buildings in an impoverished district of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing at least 33 people, almost half of them children, anti-regime activists said.

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