7 Killed, 9 Wounded in Aleppo Rocket Attack After UN Warns of ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’
Seven civilians were killed and nine wounded Wednesday in a rocket attack in Aleppo, Syria’s state-run news agency said, hours after the United Nations warned of an unprecedented “humanitarian catastrophe” in the city.
Fighting for control of Aleppo, split between its government-held west and rebel-held eastern neighborhoods, has intensified in recent weeks — causing hundreds of deaths and depriving many civilians of power, water and vital supplies. Twenty civilians were killed there Tuesday, according to rights groups.
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