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The face of shell-shocked Syria

A screenshot from a handout video made available on Aug. 18, 2016 by Syrian activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC) shows a 4-year-old boy with a bloodied face sitting in an ambulance after a house was destroyed in an airstrike on Aug. 17, 2016 in Aleppo, Syria. Eight people, including five children, are said to have been killed in the attack.  (Aleppo Media Center/DPA/ZUMA Press) 1188817

A screenshot from a handout video made available on Aug. 18, 2016 by Syrian activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC) shows a 4-year-old boy with a bloodied face sitting in an ambulance after a house was destroyed in an airstrike on Aug. 17, 2016 in Aleppo, Syria. Eight people, including five children, are said to have been killed in the attack. (Aleppo Media Center/DPA/ZUMA Press) 1188817

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Dazed and bloodied, Omran Daqneesh, 5, sits in an ambulance Wednesday after an airstrike on a rebel-held area in Aleppo, Syria. Omran suffered head wounds, doctors said. His photo spread on social media as the face of Syria's civil war, which has killed about 11,420 children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The uprising against President Bashar al-Assad started in 2011. Omran is as old as the war. Story, 2A

The face of shell-shocked Syria 08/18/16 [Last modified: Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:35pm]
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