At least three shot dead by regime snipers in Aleppo

31-03-2014

 

ARA News

Aleppo, Syria– On Sunday, three civilians were shot dead and several others were injured in Aleppo city by snipers loyal to the Syrian regime positioned at the top of buildings in Bustan al-Qassir neighbourhood. 

Ismail Aziz, a lawyer based in Aleppo city, told ARA News that the regime snipers positioned in the Municipal Palace and the high buildings in al-Mashariqa and al-Iza’a districts targeted a gathering of civilians which resulted in the death of three of them and the injury of five others who were taken to nearby field hospitals.

“The regime air force targeted residential buildings in the predominantly Kurdish neighbourhood of al-Ashrafiya which caused the death of two civilians and injury of several others,”Aziz reported. “While regime helicopters dropped explosive barrels on the al-Anzarat area without casualties being reported.” 

Meanwhile, opposition fighters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) fired mortar shells on the regime headquarters in al-Sulaymaniya district in the city center of Aleppo and targeted regime forces positioned in Sulayman al-Halabi district with locally made shells, without causing any losses in the ranks of the regime forces

 

Reporting by: Haya al-Abdullah

Source: ARA News

 

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