Destroyed Aleppo – level 3
A drone captured the smoke-filled streets of eastern Aleppo last week. The footage shows the scale of the destruction reminiscent of post-war Berlin.
The bombing was temporarily halted last Tuesday after a ceasefire agreement was reached, but air strikes on the rebel-held parts of the city resumed the following day.
Plans to evacuate civilians have been delayed.
Difficult words: scale (the size), reminiscent of (reminding you of something – making you remember), temporarily (only for a short period of time), halt (stop), ceasefire (a situation of not fighting for some time).
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