The combat has been raging in Syria for going on five years at this point, and the havoc wrought throughout the country has left an indelible impact on both the country and the world at large. Perhaps the most stirring example of this travesty’s repercussions is in the extensive damage done to Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. A blog called olympia.gr has collected images of the devastation in order to illustrate the terrible cost that the country’s civil war has taken.
1. Fighting in February
The fighting in Aleppo reached a fever pitch in February of this year, when government military forces, backed by Russian fighter jets, cut off supply lines to what was once one of Syria’s most beautiful towns.