Fighting shakes Aleppo as ceasefire expires

Smoke rises from buildings in a government-held neighbourhood of the Syrian city of Aleppo on October 20, 2016 as fierce fighting broke out in the city, killing three civiliansClashes and air strikes shook the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, leaving three civilians dead as heavy fighting resumed after the end of a three-day ceasefire declared by government ally Russia. The unilateral ceasefire ended without any evacuations by the UN, which had hoped to bring wounded civilians out of the rebel-held east and deliver aid after weeks of government bombardment and a three-month siege.

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