Friday, April 29, 2016

Fighting Intensifies In The Syrian City Of Aleppo As Government Prepares To Retake The City

Washington Post: In Syria’s battered Aleppo, death toll rises as international outrage mounts

ISTANBUL — The battered Syrian city of Aleppo faced another wave of airstrikes and shelling Friday, activists said, killing worshipers at a mosque and damaging a clinic after an earlier air blitz left dozens dead, including patients and staff at a main hospital.

The attacks — apparently carried out on both sides — further eroded efforts to rebuild a cease-fire and halt what a United Nations envoy described as a “monstrous disregard for civilian lives” by all factions in the conflict.

More than 200 people have been killed in the past week in Aleppo from pro-government airstrikes and rebel barrages on regime-held neighborhoods, said a Britain-based monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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WNU Editor: Even though a truce is being called in other parts of Syria, it is safe to say that the Syrian ceasefire is now dead.

More News On The Battle For The Syrian City Of Aleppo

'Catastrophic deterioration' in Aleppo in last 2 days, says U.N. -- UPI
Aleppo braces for 'war of all wars' as regime prepares to retake key Syrian city -- Telegraph
'Monstrous' violence in Syria as government excludes Aleppo from truce -- Reuters
Despite carnage, Syria's Aleppo not in fighting 'freeze' -- AFP
Rebels shell mosque in Aleppo as truce declared for other parts of Syria -- AP
Aleppo airstrikes continue amid renewed violence in Syrian city -- The Guardian/Reuters
Rising Violence Kills Over 200 in a Week in Syria's Aleppo -- NYT/AP
Aleppo onslaught: New air strikes hit medical clinics -- Al Jazeera
Worshippers killed in Syria's Aleppo as government plans new offensive -- USA Today
NGOs demand end to Syria atrocities as Aleppo airstrikes continue -- The Guardian
Regime Airstrikes Bombard War-Torn Aleppo As City Braces For Siege -- IBTimes
What Ceasefire? Assad and Russia Are Gearing Up to Seize Syria's Second-Largest City -- VICE News
Aleppo action clarifies Russian ambitions in Syria -- David Gardner, Financial Times
A Week of Slaughter in Aleppo Also Destroyed Its Hospital -- Bryan Schatz, Mother Jones

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Allepo's "opposition" forces are mainly Al-Nursa who are not part of the cease fire.