Aleppo Battle: 7 Killed in Shelling as U.N. Warns of 'Catastrophe'

August 17, 2016 8:37 AM

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Aleppo Battle: 7 Killed in Shelling as U.N. Warns of 'Catastrophe'

Seven civilians were killed and nine wounded Wednesday in a rocket attack in Aleppo, Syria's state-run news agency said, hours after the United Nations warned of an unprecedented "humanitarian catastrophe" in the city.

Fighting for control of Aleppo, split between its government-held west and rebel-held eastern neighborhoods, has intensified in recent weeks — causing hundreds of deaths and depriving many civilians of power, water and vital supplies. Twenty civilians were killed there Tuesday, according to rights g...

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