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War and destruction in Syria

The city of Douma in Syria lies in opposition-held Eastern Ghouta, an agricultural area on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. Douma and other small towns in Eastern Ghouta came under heavy shelling and bombardment. Responsibility for the attacks was difficult to verify. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says that parts of the region had been under continuous siege by government forces since 2013, resulting in severe shortages of food and medical supplies. People fleeing the attacks, and the deprivation caused by the siege, joined the millions of internally displaced people within Syria and the 4.6 million registered refugees abroad.

TAGS: Destruction, Escape, People, Syria, War

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Douma, Syria
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© Mouneb Taim.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2018
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5300
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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