Nine districts of Syria’s Aleppo under shelling by militants

tassALEPPO, September 27. /TASS/. Nine districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo are currently under intensive shelling by militants, and dozens of injured people are taken to hospital every day, a TASS correspondent reported from the scene.

Most residents of Dahiya al-Asad neighborhood have long ago fled the dangerous area while several families decided to stay no matter what. “Militants regularly shell us. We are living in constant danger and praying every day that the Syrian army maintains its defense. I have three daughters, and the most difficult thing is to make them go down to the basement. Children got used to shellings and lost the sense of danger,” local resident Hiba al-Asadi said.

The units of Syrian army repel two or three attacks every day in this district. Servicemen open response fire at terrorist positions from where the artillery indiscriminately strikes at residential houses of civilians. “Militants know very well that people live here, but this does not stop them. A missile recently hit a residential house with a family with many kids. Three people died as a result,” Syrian servicemen Tariq said.

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SOURCES: News Now/TASS (Russian News Agency

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