At least 27 killed as Syrian jets bomb western Syria: monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 27 people were killed in Syrian army air strikes on areas in the western province of Homs, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday. The strikes targeted northern areas in the Homs countryside. Six children were among the dead, while dozens were wounded, the Observatory added. (Reporting by Sylvia Westall; editing by John Stonestreet)