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Terrifying Photos Of How Aleppo Has Changed Over The Last Year

From December 2015 to December 2016, this is what Aleppo has looked like from the inside. WARNING: The following post contains photos some may find distressing.

Posted on December 13, 2016, at 9:17 a.m. ET

December 2015

Civilians and rescue workers remove a toddler and search for other victims amid the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike by Syrian government forces on the Sukkari neighborhood. Dec. 7, 2015.
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Civilians and rescue workers remove a toddler and search for other victims amid the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike by Syrian government forces on the Sukkari neighborhood. Dec. 7, 2015.

Syrian White Helmets carry a dead body at a site hit by what activists said were airstrikes by regime forces. Dec. 25, 2015.
Ammar Abdullah / Reuters

Syrian White Helmets carry a dead body at a site hit by what activists said were airstrikes by regime forces. Dec. 25, 2015.

January 2016

A boy stands near a wall of his school riddled with holes from an airstrike carried out by the Russian planes in the town of Injara in the Aleppo countryside. Jan. 12, 2016.
Khalil Ashawi / Reuters

A boy stands near a wall of his school riddled with holes from an airstrike carried out by the Russian planes in the town of Injara in the Aleppo countryside. Jan. 12, 2016.

Customers rest after taking a steam bath at al-Salhiyeh traditional hammam, at a rebel-controlled area in the old city. Jan. 26, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

Customers rest after taking a steam bath at al-Salhiyeh traditional hammam, at a rebel-controlled area in the old city. Jan. 26, 2016.

February 2016

New rebel recruits take part in a training session with opposition fighters. Feb. 16, 2016.
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New rebel recruits take part in a training session with opposition fighters. Feb. 16, 2016.

Syrian government forces remove an ISIS flag and replace it with a Syrian flag at a thermal power plant after retaking control of the area, on the eastern outskirts of Aleppo. Feb. 21, 2016.
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Syrian government forces remove an ISIS flag and replace it with a Syrian flag at a thermal power plant after retaking control of the area, on the eastern outskirts of Aleppo. Feb. 21, 2016.

March 2016

Rescue workers and residents try to pull a man out from under the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Salhin. March 11, 2016.
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Rescue workers and residents try to pull a man out from under the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Salhin. March 11, 2016.

Aleppo residents take part in a rally marking the fifth anniversary of the revolution against the Assad regime. March 15, 2016.
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Aleppo residents take part in a rally marking the fifth anniversary of the revolution against the Assad regime. March 15, 2016.

April 2016

A family runs for cover amid the rubble following an airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Al-Qatarji. April 29, 2016.
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A family runs for cover amid the rubble following an airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Al-Qatarji. April 29, 2016.

"Aleppo is burning," a sign reads on a wall in the rebel-held part of the city. April 29, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

"Aleppo is burning," a sign reads on a wall in the rebel-held part of the city. April 29, 2016.

May 2016

Children attend a class at a primary school in Aleppo's rebel-held eastern district of Shaar. Schools reopened in a rebel-held district of the city after a truce was extended by 72 hours. May 7, 2016.
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Children attend a class at a primary school in Aleppo's rebel-held eastern district of Shaar. Schools reopened in a rebel-held district of the city after a truce was extended by 72 hours. May 7, 2016.

Damaged buildings in a government-controlled district. May 21, 2016.
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Damaged buildings in a government-controlled district. May 21, 2016.

June 2016

People salvage goods from an aid convoy that was damaged during an airstrike in the al-Sakhour district, which was controlled by the rebels. June 4, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

People salvage goods from an aid convoy that was damaged during an airstrike in the al-Sakhour district, which was controlled by the rebels. June 4, 2016.

Malek Barghout (second left) mourns the death of his father, who was killed earlier in the day following a reported airstrike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Sakhour as he was volunteering with the White Helmets. June 4, 2016.
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Malek Barghout (second left) mourns the death of his father, who was killed earlier in the day following a reported airstrike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Sakhour as he was volunteering with the White Helmets. June 4, 2016.

July 2016

A rebel fighter of al-Jabha al-Shamiya (Levant Front) rests in the old city. July 5, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

A rebel fighter of al-Jabha al-Shamiya (Levant Front) rests in the old city. July 5, 2016.

Babies lie on beds after being transferred to an underground unit at a children's hospital that was partially damaged from recent airstrikes. July 24, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

Babies lie on beds after being transferred to an underground unit at a children's hospital that was partially damaged from recent airstrikes. July 24, 2016.

August 2016

A man rides a bicycle past burning rubber tires that activists said were being used to create smoke as a cover from warplanes. Aug. 1, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

A man rides a bicycle past burning rubber tires that activists said were being used to create smoke as a cover from warplanes. Aug. 1, 2016.

Residents in eastern Aleppo gather to celebrate after rebels said they had broken a three-week government siege on the city. Aug. 6, 2016.
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Residents in eastern Aleppo gather to celebrate after rebels said they had broken a three-week government siege on the city. Aug. 6, 2016.

September 2016

An old man sells garlic at a deserted market in a rebel-held neighborhood. Government forces were advancing in southern Aleppo, with the fighting already creating shortages for the estimated 250,000 people living in the rebel-held parts of the city. Sept. 8, 2016.
Thaer Mohammed / AFP / Getty Images

An old man sells garlic at a deserted market in a rebel-held neighborhood. Government forces were advancing in southern Aleppo, with the fighting already creating shortages for the estimated 250,000 people living in the rebel-held parts of the city. Sept. 8, 2016.

A boy awaits treatment at a makeshift hospital following airstrikes on rebel-held eastern areas. September 24, 2016.
Karam Al-masri / AFP / Getty Images

A boy awaits treatment at a makeshift hospital following airstrikes on rebel-held eastern areas. September 24, 2016.

October 2016

A White Helmets volunteer holds the body of a child after he was pulled from the rubble following a regime airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Karm Homad. Syrian government forces advanced against rebels during intense street battles in the heart of Aleppo after the US abandoned talks with Russia aimed at reviving a ceasefire deal. October 4, 2016.
Ameer Alhalbi / AFP / Getty Images

A White Helmets volunteer holds the body of a child after he was pulled from the rubble following a regime airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Karm Homad. Syrian government forces advanced against rebels during intense street battles in the heart of Aleppo after the US abandoned talks with Russia aimed at reviving a ceasefire deal. October 4, 2016.

A man reacts after losing relatives to an airstrike in the besieged rebel-held al-Qaterji neighborhood. October 12, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

A man reacts after losing relatives to an airstrike in the besieged rebel-held al-Qaterji neighborhood. October 12, 2016.

November 2016

Smoke billows in the background of southwestern frontline near the neighborhood of Dahiyet al-Assad during a rebel offensive to break a three-month siege of the opposition-held eastern Aleppo. Nov. 3, 2016.
Omar Haj Kadour / AFP / Getty Images

Smoke billows in the background of southwestern frontline near the neighborhood of Dahiyet al-Assad during a rebel offensive to break a three-month siege of the opposition-held eastern Aleppo. Nov. 3, 2016.

Syrian families, fleeing from various eastern districts of Aleppo, line up to get onto buses in the government-held eastern neighborhood of Jabal Badro, before heading to government-controlled western Aleppo. The government offensive to recapture rebel-held Aleppo sparked international alarm, as the UN said nearly 16,000 people had fled the assault and more could follow. Nov. 29, 2016.
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Syrian families, fleeing from various eastern districts of Aleppo, line up to get onto buses in the government-held eastern neighborhood of Jabal Badro, before heading to government-controlled western Aleppo. The government offensive to recapture rebel-held Aleppo sparked international alarm, as the UN said nearly 16,000 people had fled the assault and more could follow. Nov. 29, 2016.

December 2016

Destroyed buildings in eastern al-Shaar neighborhood as pro-government troops advance towards the area during their offensive to capture eastern Aleppo. Dec. 5, 2016.
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Destroyed buildings in eastern al-Shaar neighborhood as pro-government troops advance towards the area during their offensive to capture eastern Aleppo. Dec. 5, 2016.

A man carries a child with an IV drip as he flees deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo. Dec. 12, 2016.
Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters

A man carries a child with an IV drip as he flees deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo. Dec. 12, 2016.

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