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an attack by armed planes on a surface target

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The Syrian air raids destroyed the ISIL headquarters and machine gun-equipped vehicles in the villages of Akolah, Rasm al-Abed, Humaymah al-Kabirah and Humaymah al-Saghirah, 40 km East of Aleppo city, a military source said.
The aggression waged five air raids on the security department of Hareth district and a number of citizens' houses, a source in the province joint operations room said, adding the security department was completely destroyed, and several houses were damaged seriously.
Air raids on Birmingham on the nights of April 9 and 10, 1941.
The air raids on the market in Douma occurred during rush hour when people were out shopping on the first working day of the week in Syria.
Authorities in South Sudan have been reporting incidents of bombing allegedly by the Sudanese army since session of South Sudan from the rest of Sudan in July 2011 including December 2014 air raids in Dem Jallab which left 2 people dead.
Ashraf al-Qedra, a health ministry official, said two teenager brothers were killed in an Israeli air raid on Shuja'ya neighborhood in east of Gaza City.
An entire family was killed in air raids in Tal Rift in the north of Aleppo province.
For those who are interested in researching the Cardiff blitz, Cardiff City Central Library staff have compiled a book Cardiff Air Raids, Casualty List 1939-1945, which gives details of the raids which killed 355 people in the city.
SANA'A -- Defense officials say multiple Al-Qaeda affiliates were killed in air raids on Friday and Saturday in Al-Baida'a and Hadramout governorates.
During the Second World War, 256,000 animals were rescued and treated across the country and more than one million animals suffered from injuries during the air raids.
DESPITE being a centre ofindustry with ship buildingand nearby coal fields New-castle did not suffer from air raids to the same extent as other UK cities.
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: The President of northern Iraq's Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, has expressed anger and condemnation for the Turkish air raids on border areas in Kurdistan Region, that killed 7 Kurdish citizens on Sunday.
Dozens of Saltburn Primary School pupils, some wearing 1940s-style clothes, were waved off at the school gates by parents as the youngsters set off to a temporary new life, away from the perils of air raids.
The air raids were conducted in the Sanzari area of Zheri district after intelligence reports indicated the presence of Taliban in the area, said the governor's spokesman, Zalmay Ayubi.