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August 15, 2016 9:45 am

Rebel Groups Announce Break of Aleppo Siege Imposed by Syrian President Assad

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Aleppo, Syria. Rebel groups announced that they had broken the siege of eastern Aleppo. Photo: wiki commons.

Aleppo, Syria. Rebel groups announced that they had broken the siege of eastern Aleppo. Photo: wiki commons.

Last week, rebel groups announced that they had broken the siege of eastern Aleppo imposed by the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

Many residents in this rebel-controlled part of the city rejoiced at the news, as the nearly one-month-long siege created drastic price increases and shortages of food and fuel, while leaving hundreds of wounded people trapped.

Read full story at Al Jazeera.

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