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The destruction of Aleppo after five years of fighting

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WASHINGTON POST – A UNOSAT analysis of satellite imagery of Aleppo gives us a glimpse at the scale of destruction that has besieged Syria’s largest city. The analysis compares the total number of buildings found in pre-conflict imagery collected in 2009 with an image acquired on Sept. 18, when the rebel-held eastern portion of the city was under heavy siege, to determine the percentage of damage across the city.

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