Barrel bombs fall on Aleppo with ceasefire deal close to unraveling

September 18, 2016 5:42 PM

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Barrel bombs fall on Aleppo with ceasefire deal close to unraveling

BEIRUT — A U.S.-Russian ceasefire deal for Syria was on the brink of collapse Sunday after a week of mishaps and setbacks that exposed the fragility of the plan.

Warplanes dropped barrel bombs on four residential neighborhoods of Aleppo, shattering the relative calm that has prevailed there for a week, and aid convoys remained stalled on the Turkish border for a sixth consecutive day.

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