Flowers bloom in war-torn Syria’s battered cities

Poppies are seen in full bloom during spring in Aleppo governorate, Syria April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) – A mantle of gold smothers Aleppo’s ruins, hiding the rubble and filling the craters with wild flowers that for a moment seem to transform a landscape scarred by war, destruction and death. After an unusually wet winter, the warm days of spring have suddenly brought an abundance of colour and life […]

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