City’s famed quarter burns in Syrian strife
Aleppo’s market, other sites in line of fire
Posted: September 30, 2012 at 4:13 a.m.
Fire swept through the old central souk, or marketplace, of Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday, damaging a vast and well-preserved labyrinth of medieval storehouses, shops, schools and ornate courtyards as fierce clashes between security forces and insurgents vowing to carry out a “decisive battle” for the city continued.
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