War crimes committed in Aleppo: UN

Only Take out for Prelims-2017:

Why is Aleppo important?

Aleppo was once Syria’s largest city, with a population of about 2.3 million. It was also the country’s industrial and financial centre.

The old city is a Unesco World Heritage site and was famous for its 13th Century citadel, 12th Century Great Mosque and huge covered markets, or souks.

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