Air strikes resume around Aleppo: SOHR

13:17, 24 December 2016
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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said air strikes resumed in rebel-held areas of the countryside near Aleppo on Friday for the first time since the end of an operation this week to evacuate rebels and civilians from the city, according to Reuters.

Air strikes resume around Aleppo / Video screenshot

Strikes hit to the west, south-west and south of the city, which the Syrian government has recaptured from the rebels in a major victory for President Bashar al-Assad, as reported by Reuters.

Read alsoRFE/RL: UN Security Council votes to send monitors to AleppoThe British-based Observatory had no information on casualties yet.

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