• An opposition fighter aims fire as others run for cover while they hold a position behind burning tyres in the Salaheddin district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on October 9, 2013.

    Attacks using barrel bombs and Scud missiles by President Bashar Assad's forces are believed to have killed hundreds of people in Aleppo since the conflict began almost three years ago.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 02, 2014, 11:27 PM EST