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Airstrike on Syrian village kills at least 23

The northern province of Aleppo has been the center of violence in Syria over the past week, with hundreds of people killed in rebel-held areas by Russian and government airstrikes.

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition monitoring groups say an airstrike on a rebel-held village in northern Syria has killed at least 23 people.

The activists said the attack on the village of Oweijel in the northern province of Aleppo occurred on Monday.

The Local Coordination Committees said 30 people were killed and dozens wounded when Russian warplanes attacked the village. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at 23, and said several others were missing.

The northern province of Aleppo has been the center of violence in Syria over the past week, with hundreds of people killed in rebel-held areas by Russian and government airstrikes.

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