Transcript for Russia Blocks UN Resolution for Weeklong Cease-Fire in Aleppo
Overseas tonight and that urgent headline the UN calling for a cease fire in a leapt Bo in Syria. Russia and China defeating it so tonight a Syrian government forces now move forward our team inside a ripple and what they've witnessed already. ABC's Alex Moore or is there. Tonight no break in the fighting ripping besieged eastern the last foe Russia and China today blocking a UN resolution calling for. A week long cease fire. Syrian forces backed by Russia and Iran have already taken back two thirds of the rebel controlled area in the past three weeks. And today we made our way into Syria's largest city. This is what greets you as soon as you answer level of this scene of incredible devastation. Plumes of thick smoke and the sound of heavy fighting you can hear that small arms fire to. The loud booms. This is just a few hundred yards away. Round but he revealed just what's been humble polite bow mounting an epicenter of the Syrian crisis. Images like this one drawing global attention. Five year old of Rhonda in each day east moments after his home was bombed. 30000. Now fled the area where the rebels are staging their last stand gathering at refugee centers. Hands reaching out for food but tens of thousands of civilians remain in the heart of the fiercest fighting. And tonight you pay to hear the relentless sounds of this battle raging not too far away. David this war has been going on for almost six years and despite here luck Polk could seal an eventual victory for the Asad regime David.
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