Beirut, Jun 28 (AFP) A barrage of Russian air strikes on rebel-held areas of southern Syria killed 22 civilians today, a monitoring group said, most of them in a single battered town. Also Read - French Teacher Beheading: Samuel Paty's Killer Was in 'Contact' With Jihadist in Syria

“At least 35 Russian air strikes hit the town of Al-Mseifra,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Also Read - Heartbreaking! Syrian Man Makes Up 'Laughing Game' to Distract Daughter from Sounds of Bombs | Watch

“One of them hit a basement where people were taking shelter, killing 17 civilians, including five children,” the Britain-based monitor said.(AFP) AMS AMS Also Read - 19 Killed, Including 13 Civilians in Multiple Airstrikes in Syria

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