Al Arabiya enters Aleppo amid heavy clashes

ria’s once, bustling and lively economic capital, Aleppo, is now similar to a ghost town.

It has become a major battle ground between those opposition fighters and President Assad’s forces.

Al Arabiya camera entered some areas that are most affected by war such as the Old City where regime snipers are places in various corners.

The streets of the Old City that once were the busiest shopping centers in the country are now deserted from people and instead occupied by bullets and scenes of destruction.

The fight is ongoing between the two sides. The Free Syrian Army says they have the support of 70 percent of people in Aleppo.

With all the casualties amongst the opposition fighters, they told Al Arabiya’s Rima Maktabi they do not fear death and will continue to fight till the Syrian people break free from the chains of the Assad’s regime. SHOW MORE

Last Update: Thursday, 17 January 2013 KSA 00:04 - GMT 21:04