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Portraits of the besieged in Aleppo

Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they pose in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they pose in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they pose in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A Civil Defence member rolls a cigarette in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A Civil Defence member rolls a cigarette in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A Civil Defence member rolls a cigarette in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A man eats food that was distributed as aid in a rebel-held besieged area in Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man eats food that was distributed as aid in a rebel-held besieged area in Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man eats food that was distributed as aid in a rebel-held besieged area in Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Free Syrian Army fighters rest with their weapons in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Free Syrian Army fighters rest with their weapons in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Free Syrian Army fighters rest with their weapons in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A girl uses her mobile phone inside a grocery shop with low supplies in the rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A girl uses her mobile phone inside a grocery shop with low supplies in the rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A girl uses her mobile phone inside a grocery shop with low supplies in the rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A woman smokes as she rests after she was evacuated with others by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters from an Islamic State-controlled neighbourhood of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A woman smokes as she rests after she was evacuated with others by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters from an Islamic State-controlled neighbourhood of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A woman smokes as she rests after she was evacuated with others by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters from an Islamic State-controlled neighbourhood of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Rebel fighters rest with their weapons in northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Rebel fighters rest with their weapons in northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Rebel fighters rest with their weapons in northern Aleppo countryside, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A street vendor, showing previous injuries, stands near his stall in a rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A street vendor, showing previous injuries, stands near his stall in a rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A street vendor, showing previous injuries, stands near his stall in a rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A rebel fighter sits with his weapon in the artillery academy of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

A rebel fighter sits with his weapon in the artillery academy of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

A rebel fighter sits with his weapon in the artillery academy of Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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A woman carries a container of water as she walks past a burnt pick-up truck in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A woman carries a container of water as she walks past a burnt pick-up truck in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A woman carries a container of water as she walks past a burnt pick-up truck in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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