In yet new intensification of its aggression on Syria, the Russian air force bombed the headquarters of Free Aleppo University, the Faculty of Education, and the Faculty of Science in northern rural Aleppo, causing severe damage to the buildings.
Interim Minister of Education Imad Barq said that “we launched a project for the management and operation of the University of Aleppo in the liberated areas after the formation of the Supreme Committee for that, and after studying the liberated areas. After making a study of the liberated areas, we decided to set up a number colleges in the town of Atareb west of Aleppo.
Barq added that the interim Ministry of Education renovated the building to use it as the building of the colleges of education, agriculture, science, but the Russian air force bombed the building. On the following day, the Russian jet fighters bombed the courtyards of the colleges, causing massive damage.