Update: Barrel Bombs Return

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Smoke rises while a Free Syrian Army fighter stands at the Karm al-Tarab neighborhood frontline in Aleppo February 1, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/AMMAR ABDULLAH

The Syrian Air Force has unleashed a new wave of attacks on parts of northern Aleppo over the past twenty-four hours. According to Al Arabiyya and others, the death toll has already reached somewhere between 80 and 120 in al-Bab and surrounding areas. Check out my earlier post on barrel bombs for some background.

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