Syrians walk down a destroyed street in Aleppo's al-Akroub neighborhood on December 17, 2016. (Getty/Youssef Karwashan)
WATCH: This is how Syria's civil war destroyed Aleppo
Before and after images and videos show the destruction of a once-vibrant city
December 22, 2016 5:34PM (UTC)
The multi-year civil war in Syria has left hundreds of thousands of people dead, and turned what was once a vibrant country into a wasteland of death and devastation.
In Aleppo, once home to 1.8 million people, a city thousands of years old had been reduced to rubble.
Photographers have collected before and after images of the city. Side-by-side, they show just how damaging the civil war has been.
See the images below, via BBC.
Jeremy Binckes is the senior news editor at Salon.com.
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