WHAT ALEPPO IS WITNESSING

Collection with 22 media items created by Mais Istanbuli ★★★★★

21 Oct 2012 00:00

Daily life for the residents of Aleppo has changed dramatically as they are affected by the conflict which is happening all around them. Members of the FSA patrol the streets while civilians have their lives changed forever.

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Eid in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
26 Oct 2012

A man lies atop many slaughtered sheep in preparation of the Eid el-Adha celebration that was supposed to see a ceasefire in late October.

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Eid preparation in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
26 Oct 2012

A child stands in front of several slaughtered sheep in preparation of the Eid el-Adha holiday in Aleppo. The child lost several relatives in the past months due to the fierce fighting taking place in his hometown.

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FSA fighter carries old man away from...
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
26 Oct 2012

An FSA fighter carries an elderly man across a street to avoid government sniper fire next to the Karm el-Jabal frontline in Aleppo. The old man, reluctant to let the fighting affect his daily walks, is too slow to avoid the army's sniper, and often gets assistance from the rebels.

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FSA fighter on frontline
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
27 Oct 2012

An FSA fighter wields an AK47 and a shotgun on the Karm el-Jabal frontline in Aleppo, as clashes ease down for a few hours.

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Civilian exodus in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
29 Oct 2012

A man flees his ravaged neighborhood in Sallahadine in Aleppo after scavenging some of his belongings. The neighborhood had just been retaken by the Free Syrian Army, allowing civilians to come and collect their possessions before fleeing to safer areas.

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Civilian exodus in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
29 Oct 2012

Civilians can be seen fleeing their neighborhood, Salahaddine, which has been ravaged by fierce fighting. The FSA just retook it from the Syrian Army, and allowed civilians in to retrieve some of their belongings and flee to safer areas of the city.

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Government airstrike in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
26 Oct 2012

Civilians keep on with their daily routine, as in the background a collapsed building that was hit by a government airstrike reminds of the ongoing fierce fighting the city witnesses.

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Field hospital in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
21 Oct 2012

Two emergency hospital staff carry the dead body of a civilian into the improvised morgue next to the hospital. The man was shot by sniper fire.

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Aleppo emergency hospital
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
26 Oct 2012

A young man carries his nephew inside the Aleppo field hospital. The boy caught shrapnel in his leg after a government mortar round hit his neighborhood.

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Aleppo emergency hospital
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
21 Oct 2012

The body of two civilians are being carried towards the emergency hospital in Aleppo. The two young man were next to a bread factory that was hit by a government airstrike, killing more than 10.

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Mourning family in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
21 Oct 2012

A young man cries in rage in front of an emergency hospital in Aleppo, having lost several family members to a government airstrike that hit a local bread factory.

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Mourning family in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
21 Oct 2012

A child breaks down in tears in front of an emergency hospital in Aleppo, having been orphaned by a government airstrike that hit a local bread factory.

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Mourning family in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
21 Oct 2012

A young man tries to comfort a child who just has been orphaned by a government airstrike in Aleppo.

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Injured child in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
21 Oct 2012

A man carries his wounded grand daughter away from an emergency hospital, helped by her young cousin. All have lost relatives in a government airstrike that hit a local bread factory.

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Bread factory in Aleppo after governm...
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
21 Oct 2012

A government airstrike killed more than 10 and ruined large supplies of bread. We can see here that the explosion heated the bread and left it ruined and inflated. Some blood can be seen on the left hand side.

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FSA sniper in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
24 Oct 2012

A young FSA sniper aims his Magnum rifle at government forces on the Bustan al-Basha front.

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FSA fighter runs from sniper fire in ...
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
24 Oct 2012

A young FSA fighter sprints across a street in order to avoid sniper fire from Bashar el-Assad's forces on the Bustan al-Basha frontline in Aleppo.

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FSA fighters walks among playground r...
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
24 Oct 2012

An FSA fighter walks through the ruins of a former playground, who was destroyed when a government helicopter dropped explosives on it.

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FSA fighter walks through ruins in Al...
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
24 Oct 2012

An FSA fighter walks through the ruins of buildings that were hit by airstrikes and artillery fire next to the Bustan al-Basha frontline in Aleppo. The entire neighborhood has been ravaged by fighting.

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FSA fighters in combat
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
24 Oct 2012

Two FSA fighters fire their weapons, an AK47 assault rifle and a M60 machine gun at government position on the Bustan al-Basha frontline in Aleppo

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Decomposed body in Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
29 Oct 2012

The skeleton of a civilian in the Salahaddine neighborhood of Aleppo. According to the rebels, the man was killed during the month of July, and the Syrian Army controlling the neighborhood never buried him. The body was eaten by rats and left to rot in the street until the rebels retook the area.

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Cleaning the streets from corpses in ...
Aleppo, Syria
By Jean Carrere
29 Oct 2012

Syrian rebels on the Salahaddine frontline in Aleppo can be seen carrying the remains of a civilian. According to them, the man was killed in July during Ramadan and the Syrian Army controlling never buried him, letting his body to rot in the streets and be eaten by rats, leaving nothing but a skeleton. The FSA, who then just retook the neighborhood, made cleaning the streets of such corpses a priority.