Middle East

Aleppans caught in conflict face dire plight

Al Jazeera visits one of many families living in squalor and desperation in city besieged by government forces.
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2012 22:42

More than 400,000 Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries to escape their government's violent crackdown on a 20-month uprising.

But many other civilians who could not flee the regime's bombardments of residential areas are now facing a severe plight. 

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons travelled to the Myasar district of Aleppo to spend a day with a family living in squalor and desperation.


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