More deaths in Aleppo as Obama calls for 'reinstated' Syria truce

A reported air strike by governement forces hit the rebel-held neighbourhood of Sakhur in Aleppo on April 24, 2016 on a third day of renewed deadly violence in the battered cityRegime and rebel bombardment killed 26 civilians on Sunday in Syria’s second city Aleppo as US President Barack Obama urged the conflict’s warring parties to “reinstate” a troubled ceasefire. Eight weeks into the declared truce between President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and non-jihadist rebels, violence has escalated around Aleppo, with dozens killed by government air strikes and rebel rockets.

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