After brief period of calm, Aleppo residents cope with onslaught of strikes

September 23, 2016 5:30 PM

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After brief period of calm, Aleppo residents cope with onslaught of strikes

ISTANBUL — As a resident of Syria’s Aleppo, Amr Arab was sure the cease-fire would collapse. But that didn’t matter when it broke down this week.

First, Syrian aircraft bombed Arab’s home. Then, government forces moved to retake the city. By Friday, hundreds of strikes had pounded Aleppo, and scores of people were dead. The offensive dealt a fresh blow to efforts to revive the nationwide cease-fire, which was sponsored by Russia and the Unite...

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