Turkish air strikes in Syria kill 88 since Thursday, says monitor

Smoke and flames rising from buildings in Aleppo, Syria, following air strikes on Dec 14, 2016.
Smoke and flames rising from buildings in Aleppo, Syria, following air strikes on Dec 14, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday (Dec 23) that Turkish air strikes in northern Syria had killed 88 civilians since early on Thursday, including 24 children.

The observatory, a Britain-based war monitor, said 72 civilians had been killed in the air strikes on Thursday and another 16 early on Friday.