Dozens of firefighters, first responders and residents under the rubble and dust searched through the rubble for the remaining residents with drills and a bulldozer.
Some of the tenants’ relatives waited anxiously nearby, while others mourned at the entrance of a nearby hospital as the bodies arrived in ambulances and on the back of trucks.
Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas of Syria, reported that seven people were killed and three injured, two of them critical.
Many buildings in Aleppo have been destroyed or damaged during Syria’s 11-year conflict, which has left hundreds of thousands dead and half of the pre-war country’s 23 million population displaced.
Although the Syrian government under President Bashar Assad has recaptured the city of Aleppo from armed opposition groups, Sheikh Maksoud is among a number of neighborhoods under the control of Kurdish forces.
Aleppo is Syria’s largest city and was once its commercial center.