Syria — Caught in the shadow of war

Men hold children saved from under rubble, at a site hit by what activists said was heavy shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma.

Men search for survivors at a site hit by what activists said was heavy shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma.

People inspect a site hit by missiles fired by Syrian government forces on a busy marketplace in Douma. At least 40 people were killed and about 100 wounded after Syrian government forces fired missiles into the market place in a town near Damascus, a conflict monitor and a local rescue group said.

An injured child reacts in a field hospital after what activists said were air strikes by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma.

A general view shows damaged buildings in Douma.

Men search for survivors under the rubble at a site hit by what activists said was heavy shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in Douma.

Blood stained shoes are pictured after Syrian government forces fired missiles on a busy marketplace in Douma, Syria.

A blood stained Syrian banknote is pictured at a site hit by missiles fired by government forces towards a busy marketplace in Douma , Syria.

Ghazal, 4, (L) and Judy, 7, carrying 8-month-old Suhair, react after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad near the Syrian Arab Red Crescent center in Douma.

Residents inspect damage from what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad on the main field hospital in the town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus.

Men hold an injured girl saved from under rubble, at a site hit by what activists said was heavy shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma.

Men hold up a civilian as they celebrate his survival after saving him from under the rubble at a site hit by what activists said was heavy shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in Douma.

A man holds a girl who survived what activists said was heavy shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma.

A boy stands on rubble as people try to put out a fire after what activists said were airstrikes followed by shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma.


Originally published at kufarooq.blogspot.com on November 6, 2015.

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