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Syria: SAA continues offensive in E. Aleppo after ceasefire ends01:42

Syria: SAA continues offensive in E. Aleppo after ceasefire ends

Syrian Arab Republic, Aleppo
October 23, 2016 at 12:08 GMT -00:00 · Published

Syrian Arab Army (SAA) forces re-commenced their offensive against opposition fighters in strategic positions in East Aleppo, Sunday, just hours after a three-day-long ceasefire had come to an end. SAA soldiers were seen firing heavy machine guns and moving into position in the Babdin area of northeastern Aleppo, where heavy fighting had taken place just prior to the truce.

At least three people were wounded in the Salaheddin and Al-Mashhad districts as a consequence of the intense fighting, according to local media reports.

The ceasefire came into effect on Thursday, initiated by Moscow and Damascus. The objective of the truce was to allow civilians and militia fighters to leave the city through specially created corridors.

Syria: SAA continues offensive in E. Aleppo after ceasefire ends01:42
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Syrian Arab Army (SAA) forces re-commenced their offensive against opposition fighters in strategic positions in East Aleppo, Sunday, just hours after a three-day-long ceasefire had come to an end. SAA soldiers were seen firing heavy machine guns and moving into position in the Babdin area of northeastern Aleppo, where heavy fighting had taken place just prior to the truce.

At least three people were wounded in the Salaheddin and Al-Mashhad districts as a consequence of the intense fighting, according to local media reports.

The ceasefire came into effect on Thursday, initiated by Moscow and Damascus. The objective of the truce was to allow civilians and militia fighters to leave the city through specially created corridors.

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