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A Syrian army soldier loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad points his weapon through piled sandbags at the Justice Palace in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

A Syrian army soldier loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad points his weapon through piled sandbags at the Justice Palace in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

A Syrian army soldier loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad points his weapon through piled sandbags at the Justice Palace in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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Damaged cars are seen along a deserted street with damaged buildings in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Damaged cars are seen along a deserted street with damaged buildings in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Damaged cars are seen along a deserted street with damaged buildings in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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Damaged cars are seen within the compound of the justice palace in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Damaged cars are seen within the compound of the justice palace in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Damaged cars are seen within the compound of the justice palace in the old city of Aleppo, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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