The old city in Aleppo was destroyed by militants on the third

According to estimates of the UNESCO protected old city of Aleppo was destroyed by a third over the extended military action between the army of Syria and militants, reports “Interfax” with reference to Associated Press.It is also reported that damaged two thirds of the historic buildings and monuments.


UNESCO staff during the week, estimated the damage from military action. They reported a significant destruction of the great Umayyad mosque, the citadel of Aleppo and other historic buildings.


The Syrian Aleppo was liberated from militants of different groups and mid-December of last year the army of Syria with the support of the armed forces of Russia. On clearing streets worked the Russian engineers, meter by meter “cleaning up” the city for civilians, vozraduysya in their homes.

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