Smoke Rises After Strikes on 'Ghost City' of Aleppo

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 20173 views
Published: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017

The ceasefire that was reached between the Syrian regime and armed opposition in east Aleppo on December 13 was violated early the following day, according to <a href="" target="_blank">local media</a>.

Strikes hit besieged areas of the city, injuring many people, another local <a href="" target="_blank">report said</a>.

The UK-based <a href="" target="_blank">Syrian Observatory for Human Rights</a> also reported the bombardments in east Aleppo.

This video was shared by a pro-opposition media inside Aleppo and is described as showing ceasefire violations in besieged Aleppo. The media group has many reporters across Aleppo city and province. The person speaking in the video says that he’s filming just after strikes hit the Saif Dawla neighborhood. Smoke can be seen rising in the distance.

“Aleppo is a ghost city,” he says.

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