BEIRUT, Sept 30 A water station in rebel-held
eastern Aleppo was destroyed by bombing on Friday, dealing a
further blow to a water system already badly damaged during a
week-long offensive by the Syrian army to take back the city's
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombardment
was conducted by government forces that had been fighting rebels
in the Suleiman al-Halabi area.
A Syrian military source, however, said rebels had blown it
up as they sensed they may face defeat in that area.
(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Gareth Jones)