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Living in fear in Syria's Ghouta

Children stand near curtains in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. 


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Children stand near curtains in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children stand near curtains in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A wounded man is seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. 


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A wounded man is seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A wounded man is seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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People hold a warning leaflet dropped by plane entitled "Keep yourself and your family aware" in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta,in Damascus, March 11. 


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People hold a warning leaflet dropped by plane entitled "Keep yourself and your family aware" in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta,in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

People hold a warning leaflet dropped by plane entitled "Keep yourself and your family aware" in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta,in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh
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A man gestures as he sits in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. 


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A man gestures as he sits in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man gestures as he sits in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Children are seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11.


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Children are seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children are seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 11. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 8. 


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A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 8. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 8. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A child gathers wood in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 9. 


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A child gathers wood in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 9. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A child gathers wood in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 9. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. 


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A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A man stands on the rubble of a damaged building at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. 


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A man stands on the rubble of a damaged building at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man stands on the rubble of a damaged building at the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Children watch as an aid convoy of Syrian Arab Red Crescent drives through the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. 


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Children watch as an aid convoy of Syrian Arab Red Crescent drives through the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children watch as an aid convoy of Syrian Arab Red Crescent drives through the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Civil defence members sit amid the rubble as they watch an aid convoy of Syrian Arab Red Crescent driving through the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Civil defence members sit amid the rubble as they watch an aid convoy of Syrian Arab Red Crescent driving through the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Civil defence members sit amid the rubble as they watch an aid convoy of Syrian Arab Red Crescent driving through the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria March 5. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Abu Mohammad Alaya, 50, stands in debris, where he shelters in Douma, March 2. 


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Abu Mohammad Alaya, 50, stands in debris, where he shelters in Douma, March 2. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Abu Mohammad Alaya, 50, stands in debris, where he shelters in Douma, March 2. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Men sit in a damaged truck in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, March 1. 

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Men sit in a damaged truck in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Men sit in a damaged truck in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. 


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Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh
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A man is seen in the besieged town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. 

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A man is seen in the besieged town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

A man is seen in the besieged town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh
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Children are seen in a shelter in the besieged town of 
Douma in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. 


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Children are seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

Children are seen in a shelter in the besieged town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh
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Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. 


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Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, February 27. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh
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A child and a man are seen in hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 25.



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A child and a man are seen in hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 25. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A child and a man are seen in hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 25. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A young man cleans a damaged house in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 25. 


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A young man cleans a damaged house in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 25. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A young man cleans a damaged house in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 25. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A child looks on, as staff clean stretchers, at a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. 


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A child looks on, as staff clean stretchers, at a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A child looks on, as staff clean stretchers, at a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Wounded children are seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. 


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Wounded children are seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Wounded children are seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A wounded man is seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. 


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A wounded man is seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A wounded man is seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Wounded children are seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. 


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Wounded children are seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Wounded children are seen in a hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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People inspect missile remains in the besieged town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, February 23. 


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People inspect missile remains in the besieged town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

People inspect missile remains in the besieged town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, February 23. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 22. 


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Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Syria Civil Defence members help an unconscious woman from a shelter in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, February 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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