Siege of Aleppo

Syrian government forces launch fierce air strikes and a ground assault on Syria's biggest city, killing off any hopes of reviving a ceasefire. [20 photos total]

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Stacks of bread are seen at a damaged site after an airstrike in the rebel-held Bab al-Maqam neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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People look at the sky fearing an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Myassar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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Civil Defense members search for survivors at a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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Drone footage obtained by Reuters shows damaged buildings in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. Handout via Reuters TV #
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A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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The burnt sign of the emergency section of a field hospital is pictured after an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Maadi neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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Free Syrian Army fighters walk in the rebel-held al-Myassar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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A woman sits amid damaged buildings in the rebel-held al-Myassar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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Drone footage obtained by Reuters shows damaged buildings in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. Handout via Reuters TV #
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One of the warning leaflets dropped by the Syrian army is seen in the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. The leaflet reads (top) "This is your destiny!!!" and (bottom L) " who is next" as it depicts pictures of killed rebel commanders and fighters. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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Drone footage obtained by Reuters shows people standing near craters and damaged buildings in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. Handout via Reuters TV #
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Men inspect a hole in the ground filled with water in a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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Drone footage obtained by Reuters shows a cemetery surrounded by damaged buildings in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. Handout via Reuters TV #
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A boy inspects a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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People dig in the rubble in an ongoing search for survivors at a site hit previously by an airstrike in the rebel-held Tariq al-Bab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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Swings are seen in a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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A still image from video posted on social media web sites shows a baby being rescued from rubble of a collapsed building in Aleppo, Syria. Social Media via Reuters TV #
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People inspect a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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A man stands over damaged shops after airstrikes on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #
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A damaged site is pictured after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail) #

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