At least four schoolchildren were killed in Aleppo, Syria, in a bombardment on the beseiged city’s Christian quarter on October 13.
Bishop George Abou Khazen, the apostolic vicar of Aleppo, told the
AsiaNews service that the shelling of the Sulaymaniyah neighborhood hit a
school, among other civilian targets.
The shells were launched from the
eastern section of Aleppo, which is now held by rebels fighting against
The rebels in turn have been bombed in a
“Aleppo is now a living hell,” said Bishop Khazen. He joined Pope Francis in begging for a ceasefire.