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Battered Aleppo Not Included in Latest Syria Truce

CBS News reports:

The Syrian dictatorship and Russian forces are on the offensive to encircle the city of Aleppo, a stronghold of the rebels who rose against the government five years ago.

A new partial cease fire was agreed to Friday, but not for Aleppo — where the dictatorship hopes to break the back of rebels, regardless of civilian suffering.

The State Department says Aleppo will be included eventually, but that’s not fast enough for the wounded there.

The latest attempt at a lasting cease fire doesn’t even mention Aleppo, a bleeding wound of a city that used to be Syria’s commercial hub — and is now, again, a killing field.

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