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'No escape' from 'appalling' battle for Aleppo

Civilians in eastern and government-held western Aleppo are unable to escape the "appalling" daily scenes of violence, ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers has told News at Ten.

Reporting live from the Syrian city, he said what the West calls "crimes against humanity" are going on with "no sense" that anyone is going to do anything to stop it.

Dan spoke to Tom Bradby on News at Ten:

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Eight dead over weekend of heavy bombardment in Aleppo

At least eight people have died in a weekend of heavy bombardment in eastern Aleppo, health agencies have confirmed.

There has been no let up in the violence and more than 170 have also been injured in the airstrikes.

Unconfirmed reports also suggest a further 25 people have died in an attack this evening.

ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers has been witnessing the devastation in Aleppo:

Drone footage shows scale of devastation in Aleppo

New drone footage has revealed the extent of the destruction inside the blasted rebel-held city of Aleppo.

Trapped citizens still live in the shattered buildings as the once-grand city is reduced to rubble by relentless attacks from the Syrian government and its Russian allies.

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