Syrian City in Ruins After ISIS Defeated

February 3, 2015 5:50 PM

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Syrian City in Ruins After ISIS Defeated

Block after block of homes, shops and restaurants lie in ruins in the northern Syrian city of Kobane, now quiet after four months of relentless fighting between ISIS militants and Kurdish forces on the ground, and the U.S.-led coalition jets dropping bombs from above.

It’s hard to find a structure in this once peaceful city on the border with Turkey that hasn't been touched. Next to flattened apartment buildings stand shops with their storefronts shattered, outside there are deep craters in the middle of the streets.

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