In pictures: Aftermath of bombings in rebel-held Aleppo

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The BBC's Ian Pannell and Darren Conway spent four days in rebel-held Aleppo - the first Western broadcasters to gain access there this year. (Photos by Darren Conway)
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The conflict has laid waste to large parts of Aleppo, with the destruction wrought by the regime's aerial bombardment much in evidence.
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Residents say the crude "barrel bombs" are terrorising residents, with one monitoring group saying almost 700 people have died in recent weeks.
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A military aircraft flies over Aleppo. President Bashar al-Assad insists his military is fighting to protect civilians, targeting what he calls "terrorists and foreign extremists".
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Responders at the site of bomb blasts brave the risk of further attacks while they work.
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The battle for the city between the government and rebel factions sharply escalated a few weeks ago.
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Whole neighbourhoods of the city lie empty, with as many as 70% of the city's residents estimated to have fled.
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In February the UN called for an end to "indiscriminate employment of weapons in populated areas, including shelling and aerial bombardment," but this has not happened.
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Nightfall brings no respite from the war for Aleppo's residents (Photos by Darren Conway).

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