Aleppo's rebel zones prepare for total siege

New recruits take part in weapons training in a rebel-held area of the northern city of AleppoA single road, like a fragile umbilical cord, connects rebel areas of Syria’s second city Aleppo with international relief from Turkey. “The siege by regime forces is not yet a done deal,” said Assad Al-Ashi, head of the NGO Baytna Syria, adding that one road to Aleppo’s west remains open. “Preparations are in full swing to get ready for a full siege,” Ashi added.

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