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This is Aleppo: 10 Photos You Need to See of the War Torn City

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Following Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson’s Aleppo comment, here are 10 photos that show what life is like in the war torn city.

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Syrian security inspect the site of an explosion in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo February 10, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria’s national news agency SANA. Twin bomb blasts hit Syrian military and security buildings in Aleppo, killing 25 people in what was the worst violence to hit the country’s commercial hub since the 11-month uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

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A Free Syrian Army fighter takes cover during clashes with Syrian Army in the Salaheddine neighborhood of central Aleppo August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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A Free Syrian Army fighter helps a woman to run across a street during clashes in Aleppo August 12, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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A man holds the hand of a young girl who was killed during a recent Syrian Air force air strike in Azaz, some 47 km (29 miles) north of Aleppo, August 15, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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A wounded child sits on a stretcher as he is treated in a temporary medical center after he was injured during a shelling by forces loyal to President Bashar al Assad, in Aleppo January 10, 2013. The graffiti behind reads: “Liberate Meng (area)”. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

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Men help evacuate civilians at a site hit by what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr district, August 16, 2013. REUTERS/Zaid Rev

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A survivor holds her crying baby in a hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sakhour district, after what activists said was a barrel bomb was dropped on Aleppo’s Haydariye district by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, March 9, 2014. REUTERS/Hosam Katan

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A boy carries his belongings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Fardous district April 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rami Zayat

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An injured woman reacts at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria, April 28, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

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Civil defense members sit amid the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in the rebel held Bab al-Nairab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

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