At least 68 people, including 13 children and five women, were killed on Wednesday in attacks carried out by the Syrian regime in several cities across Syria, activists said. Assad forces staged air strikes in several cities across Syria, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR), a London-based group which tracks civilian and dissident casualties. The SNHR said at least 68 people were killed and the dead included five women and 13 children, including 29 in Daraa, 12 in Aleppo, nine in Deir ez-Zor, eight in Homs, seven in the suburbs of Damascus, and one in each of Homs, Haseke and Idlib. Meanwhile, Syrian national news agency SANA announced that regime forces had made major gains against opposition fighters in operations across the country More than 100,000 people have been killed in the two and a half year conflict, according to the United Nations (UN), while over two million people have fled the country.