Report: Jets pound rebel-held Aleppo after army offensive declared

By REUTERS
September 23, 2016 08:59

BEIRUT - Warplanes targeted rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo on Friday in a second day of heavy bombardment hours after the army announced the start of a military operation there, rescue workers and activists said.

The Syrian military, which is backed by the Russian air force, said late on Thursday it was starting a new operation against the rebel-held east, which is home to at least 250,000 people and was also targeted in heavy air strikes on Thursday.The Syrian military could not immediately be reached for comment on Friday, and there was no word on casualties.


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