SYRIA, ALEPPO : Children make their way through the rubble of buildings in a devastated street on January 1, 2015 in the al-Kalasa neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. More than 76,000 people were killed in Syria’s brutal conflict in 2014, making it the bloodiest year yet in the country’s nearly four-year war, a monitor said. AFP PHOTO / BARAA AL-HALABI

SYRIA, ALEPPO : A young boy walks past a makeshift barricade made of wreckages of buses to obstruct the view of regime snipers and to keep people safe, on March 14, 2015 in the rebel-held side of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Syria’s conflict enters its fifth year on March 15, 2015 with the regime emboldened by shifting international attention and a growing humanitarian crisis exacerbated by the rise of the Islamic State group.   AFP PHOTO / KARAM AL-MASRI                        

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Russian jets hit Aleppo market place, hospital, kill at least 7 civilians
Russian jets hit Aleppo market place, hospital, kill at least 7 civilians. January 16, 2016.

Russian airstrikes have killed at least seven civilians, including children and injured 20 on Saturday in Syria’s northern Aleppo province, which is divided between Assad regime in the west and opposition control in the east.

According to civil defense forces in the city, Russian jets hit a market place and a hospital in Al-Sokkari district, which is controlled by opposition forces and killed seven people, including children.

With the assistance of people around, the wounded have been taken to a nearby field hospital to receive treatment.

Buildings and vehicles have reportedly been damaged, with some being completely destroyed.