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This Is Your City on War

This Is Your City on War
Reuters

Syria's Aleppo was once a hot spot for tourists -  the ancient city hosts a handful of UNESCO world heritage sites, like a citadel from the 12th century. But the protracted struggle has turned the city's winding streets into a war zone. Below, scenes from around the city.


Members of the Free Syrian Army take up positions as smoke rises during clashes with Syrian army soldiers, in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district. (Reuters)


Members of the Free Syrian Army take up positions as they observe the area during clashes with Syrian army soldiers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district. (Reuters)


A member of the Free Syrian Army walks through a hole in a wall during clashes with Syrian army soldiers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district. (Reuters)



 

Keywords: Aleppo, Syria

Amanda Erickson is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic Cities. All posts »

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