BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – Minutes ago, the rebel forces fired several shells towards the provincial capital of Aleppo, causing a significant number of casualties as a result of the attack.
According to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the rebel forces shelled the densely populated neighborhoods of Aleppo city with chlorine gas.
The report specifically stated that the rebels fired chlorine gas cannisters towards the government-held areas on Nile Street and the Al-Khalidiyah District of Aleppo.
No further details have been released at this time.
With 44 casualties already, this heavy shelling by the rebel forces this evening is the deadliest attack on Aleppo city this year.