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Latest violence in Syria claims 85 lives -- monitor

AMMAN, July 11 (KUNA) -- At least 85 people have been killed in air attacks and car bombs in southern and northern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
SOHR said in a statement on Saturday these people, including civilians and troops, died in air attacks with "barrel bombs" on Aleppo and explosion of booby-trapped cars in Homs' countryside.
Twenty regime troops died in Homs. Eight lost their lives in car bomb blasts and 12 in clashes with militants of the Islamic State (Daesh) in Tadmor. Up to 30 "Daesh" gunmen were killed in these confrontations.
At least 28 civilians died in "bomb barrels'" attacks in northeastern Aleppo. In Al-Hara, northern Deraa in southern Syria, seven people of a single family died in an identical attack. The family perished at fast-breaking time, the dusk. (end) tk.rk