The battle for Syria's second city Aleppo continues


Battles between President Assad's forces and rebels are continuing in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Activists say many people have died in shelling and helicopter gunship attacks.

The UN commissioner for human rights has expressed fears over the plight of civilians, giving details of the regime's attacks.

The BBC's Jim Muir sent this report from neighbouring Lebanon - it contains some flash photography.

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