Middle East

  • Men gather at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, in al-Qarlaq, Aleppo, May 29, 2014.
  • Rescue workers, rebel fighters and civilians search for survivors at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, al-Qarlaq, Aleppo, May 29, 2014.
  • Rescue workers, rebel fighters and civilians search for survivors at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, al-Qarlaq, Aleppo, May 29, 2014.
  • A man holds a wounded child in a building hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, Bustan al-Qasr, Aleppo, May 28, 2014.
  • A man carries his belongings as he walks among debris from a collapsed buildings hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, Bustan al-Qasr, Aleppo, May 28, 2014.
  • People stand near damaged buildings hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, Bustan al-Qasr, Aleppo, May 28, 2014.

Images from Aleppo

Published May 30, 2014

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says government air raids have killed nearly 2,000 civilians this year in and around Aleppo, the country's largest city.


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