World Middle East 07 Dec 2016 Syria army takes all ...

Syria army takes all of Aleppo's Old City: monitor

AFP
Published Dec 7, 2016, 1:12 pm IST
Updated Dec 7, 2016, 1:13 pm IST
Rebel fighters withdrew in the face of army advances overnight.
The Britain-based monitoring group said the rebels had pulled out of the last parts of the Old City under their control after the army seized the neighbouring districts of Bab al-Hadid and Aqyul. (Photo: Representational Image/AFP)
 The Britain-based monitoring group said the rebels had pulled out of the last parts of the Old City under their control after the army seized the neighbouring districts of Bab al-Hadid and Aqyul. (Photo: Representational Image/AFP)

Beirut: Syrian government forces control all of Aleppo's historic Old City after rebel fighters withdrew in the face of army advances overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday.

The Britain-based monitoring group said the rebels had pulled out of the last parts of the Old City under their control after the army seized the neighbouring districts of Bab al-Hadid and Aqyul.

 

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Location: Lebanon, Beirut, Beirut




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