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(GRAPHIC IMAGES) Air strikes reduce parts of Aleppo to rubble

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 00:53

(WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) Syrian government air strikes obliterate several buildings in Aleppo, killing scores of civilians and giving the country's largest city the appearance of a ghost town. Deborah Gembara reports.

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***VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES*** Debris, where a building once stood in Aleppo after a series of government air strikes. Another part of the city is eerily empty except for this injured man, according to this video posted to a social media website whose content Reuters cannot independently verify. Locals search for survivors amid the rubble and mangled steel --- with little luck. With few injured to tend to, this ambulance is used to transporting the dead. The attacks weren't limited to Syria's second largest city --- there were reports of shelling in Deir al-Zoir and barrel bombs unleashed dust clouds in Daraa.

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(GRAPHIC IMAGES) Air strikes reduce parts of Aleppo to rubble

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 00:53