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What over 4 years of militancy did to Aleppo: Photos

US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
A man walks next to a destroyed building one day after a ceasefire was announced, at al-Mashhad neighborhood in the militant-held part of Aleppo, Syria, on December 14, 2016. (Photo by EPA)

The Syrian army recently gained full control of the city of Aleppo; let's see pictures of the city before and after it was overrun by militants some four and a half years ago.   

On December 16, Russia announced that the Syrian military was in full control of the militant-held eastern Aleppo. A ceasefire agreement was reached which allowed the militants and their families safe passage out of the city.

Since 2012 until liberation, Syria’s second largest city was divided between government forces in the west and the militants in the east.