Armenian severely injured in Aleppo blast

Armenian severely injured in Aleppo blast

PanARMENIAN.Net - An Armenian-born student was severely injured in Aleppo University blasts, Foreign Ministry spokesman Tigran Balayan told PanARMENIAN.Net

According to preliminary data, the student was identified as Sarkis Bedros.

Twin blasts inside a university campus in Syria's largest city set cars on fire, blew walls off dormitory rooms and left more than 80 people dead. The cause of Tuesday, January 15 explosions remained unclear.

Anti-regime activists trying to topple President Bashar Assad's regime said his forces carried out two air strikes. Syrian state media, for its part, blamed rebels fighting the government, saying they fired rockets that struck the campus.

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