Friday, October 28, 2016

Syrian Rebels In Aleppo Launch Offensive To Break The Siege

Al Jazeera: Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counterattack

Heavy shelling takes place in government-held areas while shelling of a school kills several children.

Syrian rebels staged a counterattack in Aleppo with heavy shelling of government-held areas after a weeks-long Russian-backed offensive against besieged districts held by rebels.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a British-based monitoring group, said rebel shelling had killed more than 15 civilians and wounded 100 others in government-held western Aleppo on Friday.

The SOHR added that hundreds of shells and rockets had fallen on various western neighbourhoods of the city as the rebels aimed to break a siege that government and allied militias imposed in the summer with aerial support from Russia.

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More News On Syrian Rebels In Aleppo Launching A Major Offensive To Break The Siege

Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counter-attack to break siege -- Reuters
Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege -- AP
Syria rebels launch assault to break Aleppo siege -- AFP
Syria rebels 'in push to break Aleppo siege' -- BBC
Syrian rebels announce push to break Bashar al-Assad's Aleppo siege -- UPI
Syrian rebels in Aleppo unleash car bombs, mortar attacks in new offensive -- CNN
Syrian rebels open major counteroffensive amid siege of Aleppo -- Washington Post
Syrian Rebels Launch Offensive to Break Siege of Aleppo -- New York Times
Syrian Rebels Fight for Control of Aleppo -- VOA
Syrian rebels begin anti-regime offensive in Aleppo -- DW

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