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(Worthy News) - Syrian forces pounded rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Sunday, killing at least 85 people and wounding more than 300 others, an activist group reported. The bombardment destroyed residential centers, overwhelmed hospitals and angered diplomats meeting at the United Nations.
"Everyone in Aleppo is depressed," an activist on the ground told CNN. [ Source ]
Syria conflict: US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo
The US ambassador to the UN has accused Russia of "barbarism" over the bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo.
At an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, Samantha Power said Russia had told the council outright lies about its conduct in Syria.
She said Russia and the Syrian regime were "laying waste to what is left of an iconic Middle Eastern city". [ Source ]
‘US is defending ISIS’: Russia convenes UNSC meeting after US coalition strike on Syrian army
“If previously we had suspicions that Al-Nusra Front is protected this way, now, after today's airstrikes on the Syrian army we come to a really terrifying conclusion for the entire world: The White House is defending IS [Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL]," Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told Rossiya 24.
“We demand a full and detailed explanation from Washington. That explanation must be given at the UN Security Council,” Zakharova added. [ Source ]