Destruction of Aleppo: then and now – in pictures

~@ The photos show the BEFORE war photos… Slide the blue dot, to see how they look now… It makes quite an impact… 

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Aleppo was Syria’s most populous city when the civil war arrived in July 2012, but the conflict has taken a huge toll, with Russian airstrikes since September 2015 causing intense devastation, as these before and after images show


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Sandra Auger/Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

Aleppo’s citadel photographed on 9 August 2010 and 13 December 2016.

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Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

The entrance to the al-Zarab souk photographed on 24 November 2008 and 13 December 2016.

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Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

The old city photographed on 24 November 2008 and 13 December 2016.

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Khalil Ashawi/Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

Hammam al-Nahasin bath house photographed on 6 October 2010 and 13 December 2016.

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Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

Umayyad mosque photographed on 12 March 2009 and 13 December 2016.

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Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

Umayyad mosque photographed on 12 March 2009 and 13 December 2016.

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Khalil Ashawi/Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

Umayyad mosque photographed on 6 October 2010 and 17 December 2016.

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Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

The courtyard of al-Sheebani school photographed on 6 June 2009 and 17 December 2016.

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Khalil Ashawi/Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters

The Shahba Mall, one of the largest shopping centres in Syria, photographed on 12 December 2009 and 16 October 2014.

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