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Syrian state TV, activists say militants shell Aleppo neighborhood, killing at least 3 people

  • In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians gather between damaged buildings, in  the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Syrian state television and an activist group say opposition fighters have shelled the government-held neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing several people and wounding dozens. (AP Photo/SANA)

    In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians gather between damaged buildings, in the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Syrian state television and an activist group say opposition fighters have shelled the government-held neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing several people and wounding dozens. (AP Photo/SANA)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians gather amid the rubble of damaged buildings, in the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Syrian state television and an activist group say opposition fighters have shelled the government-held neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing several people and wounding dozens. (AP Photo/SANA)

    In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians gather amid the rubble of damaged buildings, in the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Syrian state television and an activist group say opposition fighters have shelled the government-held neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing several people and wounding dozens. (AP Photo/SANA)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians walk amid the wreckage of damaged buildings and shops, in a street that was hit by shelling, in the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Syrian state television and an activist group say opposition fighters have shelled the government-held neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing several people and wounding dozens. (AP Photo/SANA)

    In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians walk amid the wreckage of damaged buildings and shops, in a street that was hit by shelling, in the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Syrian state television and an activist group say opposition fighters have shelled the government-held neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing several people and wounding dozens. (AP Photo/SANA)  (The Associated Press)

Syrian state television and an activist group say opposition fighters have shelled a government-held neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least three people and wounding dozens.

The TV report said the shelling of the Suleimaniyeh neighborhood on Saturday morning killed six, wounded more than 50 and damaged several building.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has a network of activists around the country, said the shelling killed three and wounded "tens."

Syrian rebels have shelled residential areas in government-held parts of the contested city in the past, killing hundreds of people in the attacks.

Aleppo, Syria's largest city and its former commercial capital, became a key front in the country's civil war after rebels launched an offensive there in July 2012.