Mounting violence in Syria, no aid for Aleppo

September 16, 2016 5:13 PM

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Mounting violence in Syria, no aid for Aleppo

BEIRUT – Aid convoys for Syria's war-ravaged city of Aleppo were delayed Friday for the fourth day as the United States and Russia, sponsors of a Syria cease-fire deal, traded accusations over who was to blame.

Syrian troops withdrew from a main road leading to the besieged rebel-held part of the city for hours before returning to their positions later Friday, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

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