A boy stands on rubble as people try to put out a fire after airstrikes and shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the Douma area of Damascus, Syria
Indian villager looks from hole in the wall of a building allegedly damaged by shelling from the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir border, at Arnia village, about 45 KM from Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India. According to local sources in a major ceasefire violation by Pakistani Rangers three civilians were wounded on the Indian side of the disputed India-Pakistan Kashmir border when Pakistani troops allegedly fired mortar shells at border posts and villages.
Relatives of Alexander Demyanenko, a victim of Saturday’s shelling, stand near a grave during funerals in Mariupol, Ukraine, on Monday. At least 5,100 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since fighting began in April, but violence this week was the most intense since a cease-fire deal was signed in September
Palestinian children look out through a hole covered with a blanket in their family house, that witnesses said was damaged by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war last summer, in the east of Gaza City. Heavy rains and near-freezing temperatures in the approaching storm threatened to deepen the misery in the Gaza Strip, where streets are still strewn with wreckage from a 50-day war with Israel last summer, thousands live in U.N. shelters and damaged homes and the power is on only six hours a day.
A man stands next to his house, which was destroyed on Monday night by shelling in the Kuibishevskiy district of the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk , controlled by pro-Russian fighters.
A man walks on the debris of a gutted and destroyed apartment, damaged by shelling, in the eastern Ukranian city of Donetsk, as artillery fire continues to rock the pro-Russian rebel bastion
A local resident walks in front of his damaged house after the recent shelling in Donetsk on Wednesday
A woman passes a building damaged by shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine
A woman speaks on a mobile phone as smoke rises after a strike from the US-led coalition on the the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobani by the Kurds, as seen from the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, Sanliurfa province, on Monday
A man who left his burned flat stands in front of a building destroyed by shelling this morning in the Kievsky district near the international airport on Wednesday in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine
A woman walks out of a damaged multi-storey block of flats carrying her belongings following recent shelling by Ukrainian forces in central Donetsk on Tuesday
A Palestinian firefighter reacts as he tries to put out a fire at Gaza’s main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip
Residents carry an injured man that survived shelling after what activists said was an air strike from forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the Takeek Al-Bab area of Aleppo.
Boys search for belongings among the rubble at a site hit by what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad, president of Syria, in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus.
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The Khalid bin Walid mosque’s mausoleum has been partially destroyed in the al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs in central Syria. Syrian army shelling destroyed the centuries-old mausoleum, a monitoring group and activists said on July 22.