Syrian rebels blew up Aleppo hotel used by govt. troops: media

Syrian rebels blew up Aleppo hotel used by govt. troops: media

PanARMENIAN.Net - Syrian rebels blew up a hotel used by President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, May 8, destroying the building and causing widespread damage, state media and a monitoring group said, according to Reuters.

The rebels detonated explosives in a tunnel underneath the Carlton Hotel, which is situated next to Aleppo's medieval citadel, they said.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were fatalities in the blast but gave no details. State television said the hotel was destroyed and several nearby buildings were damaged.

 Top stories
A Syrian source said Aleppo was excluded from truces “because there are terrorists there who haven’t stopped hitting the city.”
The raid by U.S. special operators on a mission to kill or capture IS leaders, occurred in Iraq and targeted Suleiman Abd Shabib al-Jabouri.
Helicopter design and manufacturing company Russian Helicopters delivered as many as 212 aircraft to various customers in 2015.
Fighting around Aleppo has become the biggest threat to the fragile cessation of hostilities that went into force on Feb. 27.
Partner news