Aleppo resident: 'Situation is worse than imaginable'
Up to 16,000 civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo have fled their homes in the past few days, following the sudden advance by government forces into several besieged rebel-held eastern districts.
The UN has expressed deep alarm. The remaining rebel-held areas continue to be subjected to intense aerial bombardment that has reportedly killed and injured scores.
The 250,000 people still living under siege in the east, among them 100,000 children, have no functioning hospitals. Official food stocks are practically finished.
The BBC spoke to several residents of rebel-held Aleppo about the... read more
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