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Syria air strike kills 18 people

A Syrian warplane bombed a building in the northern rebel-held town of Al-Bab killing 18 people Monday, a watchdog said, as Arab Gulf monarchies slammed Damascus for using heavy weapons.

world Updated: Sep 04, 2012 00:28 IST

A Syrian warplane bombed a building in the northern rebel-held town of Al-Bab killing 18 people Monday, a watchdog said, as Arab Gulf monarchies slammed Damascus for using heavy weapons.

With violence raging and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reporting more than 5,000 people killed across Syria in August alone, new international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi admitted that his mission was "nearly impossible."