We’ll stay here and die at home, insist Aleppo’s last Christians

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Anthony Loyd
Last updated at 12:01AM, May 20 2014
This article was filed from Aleppo before Anthony Loyd and photographer Jack Hill were kidnapped on the way to the Turkish border

The last seven Syrian Christians in rebel-held Aleppo await the end of their lives in a pensioners’ hostel serenaded by barrel bombs, rockets and gunfire, so isolated from the reach of their church that they bury their dead in the garden.

I want to stay here until God finishes my life,” said Maggie Anstas, 85, one of five elderly residents and two caretakers who remain in the
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