Thousands Flee Aleppo

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A member of the Free Syrian Army holds a burning portrait of embattled President Bashar al-Assad. (Getty)

Syrian troops and rebels are fighting a fierce battle for control of Aleppo, Syria's largest city with nearly 3 million residents. As hundreds of thousands stream out of Aleppo, the Syrian Army is making a push to retake the city.

Richard Galpin, correspondent for our partner the BBC, reports from Gaziantep, near the Turkish-Syrian border.

 

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