Fear in Syria's rebel-held Aleppo as regime lays siege

A wounded Syrian is evacuated following reported air strikes on a rebel-controlled neighbourhood in Aleppo on July 17, 2016Residents of rebel-held parts of Syria’s Aleppo expressed fears Monday of a lengthy government siege, as food supplies dwindled after regime troops seized the only road into the city’s east. “I don’t know what is going to happen to us,” said 38-year-old Mohamed Rukby, an unemployed father-of-four in the Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood.

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