URGENT ¥¥¥ Rebels overrun military airport in north Syria: NGO

Rebels seized a military airport in the north Syria province of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing, injuring and capturing a total of around 40 troops, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

"The remainder of the troops pulled out from the airport, leaving behind several warplanes and large amounts of ammunition," Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP.