Monday, August 6, 2012

Aleppo: city overrun by death is told the worst is yet to come

Families are evacuated as regime steps up its bloody onslaught on Aleppo

Kim Sengupta
Salheddine, Aleppo
Monday 06 August 2012
The Independent

"....Despite launching a mission to reclaim Aleppo eight days ago, regime troops have so far failed to break through the opposition lines in the suburb of Salheddine or at the city's Iron Gate. There has, however, been a gathering of President Bashar al-Assad's forces, and threats from Damascus that a furious assault is impending. A senior regime official was reported as saying: "What you are seeing is the appetiser: the main course is yet to come.".....

There has been little obvious sectarian violence in Aleppo, unlike in other parts of the country....."

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