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Heavy Syrian airstrikes kill 90 in rebel areas

Barrage called worst in weeks; hunger on rise

BEIRUT — The Syrian military unleashed heavy airstrikes and artillery bombardments targeting rebel strongholds in the north Tuesday, killing at least 90 people according to activists.

The barrage came as the UN food agency warned that more and more Syrians are depending on assistance from the World Food Program to stay alive with the civil war worsening.

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