Make MENAFN My Home Page
 
  Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Syria- Barrel bombs kill 45 people in Aleppo  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 01/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - #Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) At Least 45 people were killed, including six opposition fighters, when government aircraft dropped barrel bombs on the opposition-held areas in the northern city of Aleppo, announced Saturday the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

In a press statement, SOHR said that the regime forces continue intensive use of the indiscriminate weapon of barrel bombs in Aleppo over the past six months.

The barrel bombs have claimed the lives of nearly 2000 people in the Aleppo and its countryside since the start of 2014 till May 29th and destroyed nearly 40 percent of the city buildings, SOHR said.

Meanwhile, the Syrian Obervatory reported that an explosion was also heard in Aleppo's old city, expected to be of a destruction of a tunnel, then a barrage of rockets landed at a number of the government forces-held neighborhoods in the city.


SOHR stated that heavy clashes raged between government and opposition forces in the southern city of Deraa where the government forces have been carrying out a massive operation to enter and wrestle control over the city over more than two weeks.

In the central city of Hama, SOHR unveiled that the opposition fighters have managed to seize Tal Salba checkpoint after an intensive battle in which the government forces incurred huge human losses.

 
 


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)




Loading, Please wait....


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help