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Watch: Syrian rebels blow up Aleppo hotel used by army
ByREUTERS
May 8, 2014 11:36
Reports of fatalities in the blast, but no details; state television says the hotel was destroyed and several nearby buildings were damaged.
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A general view shows the Citadel of Aleppo, which is controlled by the forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, in Sheikh Maksoud, Aleppo. (photo credit:REUTERS)



Syrian rebels blew up a hotel used by President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, destroying the building and causing widespread damage, state media and a monitoring group said.



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The rebels detonated explosives in a tunnel underneath the Carlton Hotel, which is situated next to Aleppo's medieval citadel, they said.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were fatalities in the blast but gave no details. State television said the hotel was destroyed and several nearby buildings were damaged.

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