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Increasing Tensions in Aleppo

Scott Lucas

28-Dec-16 08:35

Increasing Tensions in Aleppo

The extent of atrocities in Aleppo is increasing -- Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his allies have forced advances on the rebel-held eastern part of the city. This has led thousands of civilians fleeing deeper into rebel areas, or to Western Aleppo, known as a Pro-Assad area.

BFM speaks to Scott Lucas, Professor of International Politics at Birmingham University for a look at the increasing tensions in Aleppo, Syria.

This is a report by Lyn Mak and Wan Irdina. 

Click here for Part II of the story. 


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Tags:  AleppoSyriaBashar al-AssadRussiaPutinHumanitarian CrisisPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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