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    Shelling in Syria’s Aleppo City Kills 15, Injures 50

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    The shelling of a mosque in the Bab Faraj district of Aleppo city in Syria by the Liwa Fursan al-Haqq militant group claimed the lives of 15 people and injured some 50 civilians, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Three violations of the ceasefire regime have been recorded in the Syrian city of Aleppo in the past 24 hours, during which a mosque was shelled, killing 15 civilians and injuring 50, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.

    "The ‘silence regime’ introduced on April 30 in the northern parts of the Latakia province and in Damascus’s suburbs of East Ghouta is being observed. In the past 24 hours, 3 violations of the ceasefire regime have been registered in the city of Aleppo," the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.

    The shelling of a mosque in the Bab Faraj district of Aleppo city by the Liwa Fursan al-Haqq militant group has claimed the lives of 15 people and injured some 50 civilians, according to the bulletin.

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