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Many Aleppo Children Trapped in Building Under Attack: UNICEF

Children push containers in strollers as they flee deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria December 12, 2016.  (Photo: Reuters)

Children push containers in strollers as they flee deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria December 12, 2016. (Photo: Reuters)

Many unaccompanied children, possibly more than 100, are trapped in a building that is under heavy attack in besieged eastern Aleppo in Syria, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said in a statement on Tuesday, citing an unnamed doctor in the city.

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Geneva: Many unaccompanied children, possibly more than 100, are trapped in a building that is under heavy attack in besieged eastern Aleppo in Syria, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said in a statement on Tuesday, citing an unnamed doctor in the city.

“According to alarming reports from a doctor in the city, many children, possibly more than 100, unaccompanied or separated from their families, are trapped in a building, under heavy attack in east Aleppo," UNICEF Regional Director Geert Cappelaere said in the statement.

  • Tags: SyriaUNICEF
  • First Published: December 13, 2016, 7:06 PM IST
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