11:14 GMT15 June 2021
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    At least two people were killed and seven injured in a terrorist attack on residential areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo, a state-run news agency reported Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Terrorists hit with rockets Hamdaniya, Halab Jadida and Ashrafiya districts in the city of Aleppo, SANA news agency reported.

    Russia has recently backed a number of humanitarian pauses in Aleppo, with the latest entering into force on Friday.

    However, according to the Russian Defense Ministry a humanitarian corridor around the western part of the Castello road in Aleppo was shelled by militants on Friday, injuring two Russian servicemen, while a local television broadcaster reported on the same day that militants were preventing civilians from leaving the besieged areas of Aleppo.

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