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Councillor in Aleppo: 'We can hear the war all around'

The UN has called for an urgent humanitarian pause in fighting in Aleppo in order to deliver aid and to repair damaged electricity and water networks.

Over the weekend rebel fighters as well as some jihadist militants were able to break through government-held areas in the south of the city.

BBC News spoke to local councillor Muhammad, who is currently in the eastern part of the city, that's been under siege.

Video produced by Julia Macfarlane.

  • 09 Aug 2016
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