Aleppo (AINA) -- A bomb exploded near a Syriac Orthodox Church in Aleppo at 6 PM on Friday, November 16. Scores of people were injured and killed. Estimates put the number killed between 20 and 80. The bomb damaged the Al Kalima school and the Syrian French Hospital, as well as a nursing home. This is the third attack in four weeks in the New Assyrian Quarter in Aleppo. The first occurred on October 21 (AINA 10-24-2012), the second on October 26 (AINA 10-26-2012).
This video report from Al Ikhabirya discusses the fear and terror inflicted on the Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) by the Syrian rebels in the New Assyrian Quarter.