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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, February 21, 2013 8:19 am

Syrian activists: 18 killed by airstrike in south

The Associated Press

An opposition group says 18 people have been killed kill in a government airstrike on a rebel field hospital in the southern city of Daraa, where Syria's uprising began nearly two years ago.

The Britain-based activist group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said those killed Thursday include eight rebel fighters, three medics, one woman and one young girl.