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Syrian Arab Republic: In destroyed Aleppo, nearly 2 million people struggle to have clean water
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Friday, 17 February 2017
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Hassan*, 15, is one of an estimated 1.8 million people who were left without running water in Aleppo for nearly a month, as ISIS militants, in control of the main water source to the city, had reportedly shut down the water supply. The young boy fills two jerry cans from a public well, and heads back home to his mother and sister in Aleppo.


Posted originally: 2017-02-17 13:50:00

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