Explosions in the Syrian city of Aleppo cause multiple fatalities, in a place where the U.N. hopes for ceasefire. Deborah Lutterbeck.
Grief fills the streets of Aleppo as a boy loses his father after an attack. In a war that has already killed more that 200,000 people, the grief is always personal. The loss - permanent Amateur video, which cannot be independently verified by Reuters, shows rescue workers battling flames in the aftermath. They try to contain the aftershocks. More footage shows the scramble for signs of life -- a now familiar scene in a four-year old conflict. Aleppo is divided between government forces and insurgent groups fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad. The U.N. is currently trying to broker a ceasefire in the city. But it is the anguish that is heard in a town where the front-line can be anywhere, and peacetime becomes a more distant memory.