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Grisly video shows aftermath of airstrike on Syrian camp, activists say
Grisly video shows aftermath of airstrike on Syrian camp, activists say

Blackened corpses mutilated by shrapnel: The horrific images are the aftermath, activists say, of yet another barrel bombing by Syrian government forces. The target of Wednesday’s strike was a displaced-persons camp in the northern Syrian province of Idlib, which has been the scene of recent heavy fighting between rebels and forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime. At least 10 people were reported killed and scores wounded in the strike. And in what has become a feature of the ferocious civil war, residents of the Abedin camp uploaded grisly images to the video-sharing site YouTube. The images, which could not be independently authenticated, depict scenes of...

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