Blast in Aleppo does major damage to citadel wall

BEIRUT – A section of the wall of the ancient citadel in Aleppo was destroyed by an explosion in a tunnel under the city, state media and activists reported on Sunday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the damage occurred when government forces blew up a tunnel dug by insurgents under the city, while the state news agency said the tunnel was blown up by rebels. A section of the wall was shown turned to rubble in footage posted online by Halab News Network, an activist outlet.




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