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Syria: The tragedy of Aleppo continues

Updated 8:49 AM ET, Wed September 28, 2016
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Brahim Sawas and his 10-year- old son, Mahmoud, fell victim to the war in Syria on Friday, September 23, in eastern Aleppo. They were covered in blood and dust, the pressure of rubble holding their final postures in place. Syria Civil Defense
Volunteers work to recover the bodies of the father and son. THAER MOHAMMED
Mahmoud Sawas' uncle holds the boy's body after the deadly airstrike. Thaer Mohammed
Mahmoud Sawas' father and younger brother also died in the strike. Thaer Mohammed
The Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, work to save 8-month-old Muhammad Sawas from under the rubble. But it was too late. THAER MOHAMMED
Muhammad Sawas' devastated mother cradles his lifeless body. THAER MOHAMMED