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Residents and civil defence members inspect a damaged building after an airstrike on the rebel-held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria April 23, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 60 people have been killed in three days of intense fighting in Syria's northern city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, marking an escalation of violence.

The monitoring group said seven children and 10 women were among those killed in a series of air strikes by the government side and shelling attacks by insurgents since Friday.

(Reporting by John Davison)

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