Syrian warplanes bombarded rebel-held areas near the capital Damascus and in the center and north of the country on Wednesday, the latest round of attacks in an intensified campaign of airstrikes that began a week ago.
At least 10 people, including women and children, were killed and dozens wounded after planes fired missiles and dropped bombs on the rebel-held city of Douma, about 10 miles northeast of Damascus, according to opposition activists. They hit several targets in Douma, including a market.
The deaths brought to at least 105 the number of those killed since Sep. 11 by regime airstrikes on Douma and surrounding towns, according to the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition group tracking the conflict through a network of activists inside Syria. […]