Rebel fighters ride a tank in an artillery academy of Aleppo, Syria, August 6, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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More than 500 rebels and government forces have been killed in one week of fierce fighting to control the Syrian city of Aleppo, activists said on Saturday.Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman said at least 130 civilians had also been killed since Sunday, most in rebel shelling of government-controlled districts.He said at least seven civilians were killed on Saturday in rebel shelling of the government-held neighborhood of Hamdaniyeh. Anti-government forces have captured the armaments school and most of the artillery school at a large military academy, bringing them closer to the government's access route into the city.
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