A valley of broken concrete and dust is all that is left of the besieged neighborhood of Karmel Jabl. Most of the civilians in this district have fled, as fighters from both sides clashed on the grounds that used to be their home. Abu Firuz, the commander for the Liwa Salahadeen, a Kurdish military unit fighting alongside the Free Syria Army looks on as small arms fire impacted the buildings in the background. The slow and grinding war in Aleppo moves into it's 5th month. Aleppo, 12/06/2012..
Copyright Javier Manzano