Rocket fire hits Syria’s Aleppo, 40 people killed

The death toll of Friday’s rocket attack that was launched by the rebels against government-controlled areas in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo has rose to 40.

According to the state news agency SANA, over 200 people were also wounded on Friday when the rocket fire struck districts in western Aleppo.

Aleppo, located near the borders with Turkey, is Syria’s largest city and once an economic hub. It has been a focal point of clashes between the Syrian army and the rebels.

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