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Topic - Fares Al-Shihabi
Fares al-Shihabi, head of Aleppo's Chamber of Industry, told Syria's pro-government al-Watan daily that several previous calls on the government for increased protection against "daily armed attacks" on industrial estates "have gone unanswered."
In response, the chamber was forced to hire guards around-the-clock to protect the businesses against attacks by looters, he added.