Syria conflict: Air strikes leave Aleppo ‘without water’
The United Nations says intense attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo has not nearly a million people without water.
The agency says the children to the United Nations violent blows on
Friday prevented repair the damaged pump supplying the eastern areas controlled by the rebels in the city station.
In retaliation, the agency says,
has a nearby water pumping to the rest of Aleppo turned off.
Syrian military says it is determined to retake areas controlled by the rebels in Aleppo,
- after the collapse of the cease-fire on Monday.
- He said Kieran Dwyer, spokesman for the children’s agency UNICEF UN,
- “The water is no longer pumped to the people in the east and west of Aleppo Aleppo, in all parts of Aleppo,
nearly two million people.”
He added that this could be a “disaster” for residents who have had to resort to polluted
water will be at risk of diseases transmitted through water.
Mr. Dwyer damaged parts supply controlled by the rebels in Aleppo on Thursday,
plant and subsequent strikes was made impossible reform.
“Pumps that pump water to all residents of the eastern part of the city station – and this at least 200,000 people
and then in retaliation for the attack on a nearby pumping station,
which supplies water to the entire western part of the city – up to 1.5 million people – told the BBC “deliberately it turned off.
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Activists said warplanes both Syria and Russia may be involved in the latest attack,
although Russia did not confirm their participation.
Russia supports the Syrian government,
while the United States supports the opposition.
The two accused each other of failing to restrain their allies on the ground.
Truce for seven days mediated by the United States, Russia, collapsed on Monday.
The head of the hospital in the east,
which is controlled by the rebels
and the Reuters news agency that 91 people were killed in shelling on Friday.
In between the strikes and civil defense volunteers known
as WH frantically search for those trapped under the rubble of destroyed buildings,
often with their bare hands.
The announcement of a new attack on state television late on Thursday,
the Syrian government has warned residents of Aleppo to “get away” for a “terrorist sites”.
Syrian military sources said that the ground assault to follow.
A French news agency said the bombing “could go on for hours or days before the start of the ground operation.
Wild timing of the operation will depend on the results of strikes.”