Sunday, October 23, 2016

Aleppo Ceasefire Ends. Heavy Fighting Returns



Wall Street Journal: Fighting Returns to Aleppo After Cease-Fire Ends

Besieged Syrian city sees fresh clashes after three-day ‘humanitarian pause’

ANTAKYA, Turkey—Fighting returned to the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday following the end of a three-day humanitarian cease-fire that expired with no planned aid deliveries or medical evacuations.

Russia implemented the cease-fire along with Syrian armed forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad to allow the entry of humanitarian aid into the city.

Moscow billed the move as an opening for residents and rebels to leave opposition-controlled neighborhoods. But no aid arrived and rebel factions vowed to remain and continue fighting.

Jens Laerke, spokesman for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said assistance couldn’t be delivered because of security conditions. Russia’s Defense Ministry didn’t respond to requests for comment.

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More News On The End of The Aleppo Ceasefire

Syria: heavy clashes mark end of Aleppo ceasefire -- The Guardian
Cease-fire crumbles in Aleppo as fighting resumes -- Washington Post
Syria: heavy clashes mark end of Aleppo ceasefire -- The Guardian
Aleppo: Battle for Syrian city intensifies after ceasefire ends -- ABC News Online
Fighting intensifies in Syria's Aleppo -- Al Jazeera
Aleppo cease-fire ends in Syria, bombing resumes -- USA Today
Aleppo: Mortar attack marks end of ceasefire -- CNN
Russian Jets Pummel Aleppo, Kurds and Syrian Rebels Clash North of City -- VOA
Battle for Aleppo intensifies after cease-fire ends -- Daily Sabah
Aleppo rebels issue warning to civilians -- DW

2 comments:

Jac said...

This make me think of the "Spanish war" before World War 2.

Aizino Smith said...

"This make me think of the "Spanish war" before World War 2."

Yeah