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The fall of Aleppo described through graphs

ALEPPO: Syria's most populous city before the war, has been split for years between a government-held western sector and the rebel-held east. Intense bombing has destroyed the landscape of the city and killed thousands of people and injured many more since the start of the conflict. Shifting battleground As peace talks began in Geneva in February, Syrian and Russian forces launched their most intense offensive, breaking a three-year rebel siege of two villages outside Aleppo and taking them within 3km of their objective…