New bombardments hit Syria’s Aleppo

Damascus, Sep 20 (IANS) New bombardments were reported on Tuesday in Syria’s Aleppo city where fighting has erupted in the southwestern districts, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

The airstrikes targeted several areas and neighbourhoods in the northern province, but no casualties were reported, EFE news reported.

On Monday night, clashes erupted between government forces, backed by the Hezbollah and Islamic factions.

The SOHR quoted military sources as saying that the army repelled an attack carried out by “terrorist organiSations” in southwest Aleppo in the vicinity of the 1070 Apartment Project and al-Rashideen.

The bombing resumed in Aleppo on Monday, shortly after the military officially declared an end to the week-long truce in Syria.

The SOHR reported that at least 38 people were killed in these airstrikes and artillery shelling against the besieged districts of Aleppo.

–IANS

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