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Smoke billows following the detonation of explosives placed by Syrian government forces inside a tunnel that was reportedly used by rebels in the government-controlled part of Aleppo
A man takes pictures of civilians lying down to take cover after hearing shelling in Aleppo on Tuesday
A man reacts after a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad exploded in Aleppo’s al-Fardous district on Wednesday
A boy carries two children as he evacuates them from a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Fardous district
Opposition fighters sit inside a damaged building in the rebel-held Qastal al-Harami neighbourhood, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
Men inspect the damage at a site hit by what activists said were two barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Shaar neighbourhood.
A rebel fighter carries his weapon as he walks in front of a rainbow in Ratian village, north of Aleppo, after what the rebels said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad that attempted to advance in the village but failed.
A woman carries a child as she walks past a boy selling yogurt along a street in Aleppo’s Bab al-Hadeed district on Wdnesday
Participants compete in a running race along a street in Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood, a rebel-controlled area on Tuesday.
Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they move towards their positions at the frontline against forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Maysaloun neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo on Monday
A rebel fighter runs through dust towards an area damaged by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by warplanes loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Shaar neighbuorhood.
A man carries an injured child after what activists said were barrel bombs were dropped by forces of Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Saliheen district, on Friday.
A Syrian man collects vegetables from a vegetable patch locals grew at the site where a barrel bomb hit a sewage pipe in the Baedeen neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo
An injured man reacts at a damaged site hit by what activists said were two barrel bombs thrown by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the Qadi Askar district of Aleppo. Syria.
A boy sits on a sofa along a street in the Al-Fardous neighbourhood of Aleppo
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A man carries two girls covered with dust following a reported air strike by government forces in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria.
The Syrian Civil Defence rescues a man from under some rubble after a reported barrel-bomb attack by government forces in the Qadi Askar area in the northern city of Aleppo. The opposition Syrian National Coalition said on Sunday that regime forces were preparing to attack rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Rescuers carry a body after Syria government helicopters on Monday allegedly dropped barrel bombs on the Sukkari neighbourhood, an opposition-held district in the northern city of Aleppo
A man holds a boy who survived what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in the al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo
A Syrian woman comforts her children after their house in the Sahour nieghbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo was bombed on Wednesday. Once home to some 2.5 million residents and considered Syria’s economic powerhouse, Aleppo has been divided between government and opposition control since shortly after fighting there began in 2012.