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Children of Aleppo Recount Horrors of War


For weeks, eastern Aleppo has been under siege by Syrian government forces and their Russian backers, who have warned civilians to leave the city ahead of an expected push to retake it from rebel forces. Despite bombs, sniper fire and mortars, a quarter million people still live among the ruins of the ancient city — including thousands of children. As Henry Ridgwell reports, their existence appears increasingly precarious.

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