Tens of thousands of people trapped in hell of Aleppo

CNN reports: Tens of thousands of civilians face an increasingly dire situation in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo after a major supply artery was cut off by regime bombing.

The rebel-held Castello Road, the only route in to the east of the city, has been under constant bombardment from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad’s government, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) told CNN.

The UK-based monitoring group estimates that between 200-250,000 people are now prevented from receiving vital supplies of water, food and diesel from outside the city. [Continue reading…]

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