(BBC) UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges end to Syria ‘slaughter’

Posted by Kendall Harmon

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has urged world leaders to act to halt the "slaughter" in Syria, as thousands of troops reportedly move on the city of Aleppo.

"I make a plea to the world - do not delay... Act now to stop the slaughter...," Mr Ban said.

His comments came as activists said troops with tanks and armoured vehicles were redeploying to re-take areas of Syria's second city held by rebels.

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