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Syrian lives shattered under daily air raids

Civilians face brunt of regime's bombardments of residential areas, prompting rebels to devise warning system.
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2012 21:03

The Syrian government has used warplanes and heavy artillery to indiscriminately bombard residential areas across the country in its crackdown on a 20-month uprising, destroying many homes and killing thousands of civilians.

In the town of Albab, near Aleppo, rebels have set up their own air defence unit in a desperate attempt to warn civilians ahead of bombing raids.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports on the devastating impact of the bombings on civilians in Albab. 

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