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Syria - Snipers of Aleppo

Picking off the enemy, one by one, day by day.

Over the last six months the FSA and the battle for Aleppo has transitioned from a full-on frontline assault into a slow-paced but still deadly sniper war. Photographer and videographer Robert King recently returned to the conflict-ravaged city to meet the snipers of the FSA, interviewing them about the new challenges they face on the ground as they steadfastly peer through their scopes and pick off the enemy, one by one, day by day.


Watch more videos from the Ground Zero - Syria series:

Al-Qusayr Field Hospital

The Burning of the Old Souk

Aleppo Field Hospital

Under Fire for Bread in Aleppo

The Bombing of Aleppo's Dar al-Shifa Hospital

The Free Syrian Army