Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo


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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria. A hospital was demolished in which at least 27 died and dozens more were killed in the continued fighting in Aleppo. The hopes for new peace talks could also be threatened.–By Leanne Burden Seidel
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A Syrian boy is comforted as he cries next to the body of a relative who died in an airstrike on April 27 in the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Soukour in the northern city of Aleppo. (Karam Al-Masrik/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man gestures amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 28. The death toll from an upsurge of fighting in Syria’s second city Aleppo rose despite a plea by the UN envoy for the warring sides to respect a February ceasefire. (Ameer Alhabia/AFP/Getty Images)
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An injured woman reacts at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria, April 28. (Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)
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Syrian civil defense volunteers and rescuers remove a baby from under the rubble of a destroyed building following a air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 28. (Ameer Alhabia/AFP/Getty Images)
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Women stand on a balcony after airstrikes in the rebel held area of al-Kalaseh neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, April 28. (Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)
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A civil defense member carries a child that survived from under the rubble at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria, April 28. (Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)
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A woman, who survived an airstrike, sits amid the damage in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria, April 28. (Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)
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A man leads a woman in tears and child out of the scene after airstrikes hit Aleppo, Syria, , April 28. (UGC via AP video)
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A Syrian civil defense member carries a wounded woman into a hospital in the government-controlled side of the northern city of Aleppo following fighting between regime forces and rebels on April 28. (George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images)
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Syrian civil defense volunteers evacuate a woman from a destroyed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 28. (Ameer Alhabia/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man follows rescuers carrying the body of a boy on a stretcher following a air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 28. (Ameer Alhabia/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man carries a child after airstrikes hit Aleppo, Syria, April 28. (UGC via AP video)
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Syrians react as they arrive at a hospital in the government-controlled side of the northern city of Aleppo following fighting between regime forces and rebels on April 28. (George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images)
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Syrian men carry an injured youth in the government-controlled side of the northern city of Aleppo following fighting between regime forces and rebels on April 28. (George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images)
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A family walks amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 28. (Ameer Alhabia/AFP/Getty Images)
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People inspect the damage at a site hit by airstrikes, in the rebel-held area of Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr, Syria April 28. (Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)
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Civil defense members search for survivors after an airstrike at a field hospital in the rebel held area of al-Sukari district of Aleppo, Syria April 27. (Ameer Alhabia/AFP/Getty Images)
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Syrian civil defense volunteers remove the body of a man from the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported airstrikes on April 27 in Aleppo. (Ameer Alhabia/AFP/Getty Images)
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