Rami Abdel-Rahman, Observatory Director, said on Monday in Beirut that they have been able to document the martyrdom of 182 civilians, including 60 children, 38 women and 84 men, as a result of strikes by warplanes and helicopters during the past seven days.
He added that 300 other civilians were also wounded.
Abdel-Rahman said Syrian government forces have carried out 602 air raids on rebel-held areas since last Sunday.
He said elsewhere, members of the al-Qaeda affiliated al-Nusra Front launched a major assault on the northern city of Idlib.
“The attack was carried out by some rebels inside the city and others from al-Nusra Front who were positioned outside Idlib, mainly on its outskirts,” he said.
Abdel-Rahman said four suicide bombers blew themselves up at on army checkpoint at the outskirts of the city, a regime hold-out in the rebel-dominated north-western province, killing at least 10 troops.
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