ALEPPO — The situation in Syria’s economic capital, Aleppo, is becoming increasingly tense as the city faces continuing rocket raids targeting different districts.

The shelling of the residential neighborhoods of the city over the past day left seven people killed and over 66 wounded.

According to the local Armenian weekly Gandzasar, the rockets hit also the Armenian neighborhoods of Suleymaniye, Villas, Nor Kyugh, Telefon, Hawa and Aziziye, affecting civilians, including school-children.Two Armenian women were injured in the shelling (mother and daughter). They were taken to hospital and their life is not at risk.

The city is reported to be in a deplorable condition.

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