The warplanes hit near a school in opposition-held Saraqib district of the province, a war monitor and a rescue group say. The dead include 16 children. Meanwhile, an opposition group has agreed to evacuate a town in besieged eastern Ghouta.
UN human rights chief says the Syrian regime's five-year siege of the Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta included the use of chemical weapons and starvation. UNHCR says almost 50,000 have fled the enclave in recent days.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said regime and Russian air strikes killed 64 people in eastern Ghouta's Kafr Batna district and another 12 in the Saqba district. The Syrian Civil Defense group reported 61 fatalities in Kafr Batna.
At least 12,500 people have left the opposition-held enclave near Damascus as the regime army and its allies continue to launch air strikes and shell the area.
Twelve members of the Failaq al Rahman opposition group in eastern Ghouta, including two of its commanders, have been killed according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Death toll may rise in the attack in which over a dozen people were also wounded, Syrian Civil Defence says.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says Washington is prepared to act if the Security Council fails to prevent the Syrian regime's chemical attacks, which are killing and wounding civilians.
As Syrian regime's Russian-backed assault on eastern Ghouta enters fourth week, key figures in an opposition-held town evacuation offer. But opposition groups in enclave vow they will fight on.
The Syrian regime forces have cut off the two large eastern Ghouta towns of Douma and Harasta by advancing into areas between them and the rest of the opposition enclave, a war monitor says.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says eastern Ghouta is now divided into three parts as regime forces continue their assault on the rebel-held enclave.
Bashar al Assad's forces capture half of eastern Ghouta, battering shrinking rebel-held areas with air strikes that have killed 905 people so far. But rebels deny the territory had been cut in half.
At least 45 civilians, including four children killed in rebel-enclave near Damascus on Wednesday by regime air strikes, bringing the death toll in more than two weeks of bombing to 850 civilians.
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