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Lighter moment for Syrian rebels during break in fighting in Aleppo

Free Syrian Army fighters dress a mannequin to looks like a fighter during clashes in the Salaheddine neighborhood of central Aleppo on Aug. 17.
Free Syrian Army fighters dress a mannequin to looks like a fighter during clashes in the Salaheddine neighborhood of central Aleppo on Aug. 17.Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
Free Syrian Army fighters take a break from the clashes in the Salaheddine neighborhood of central Aleppo on Aug. 17.
Free Syrian Army fighters take a break from the clashes in the Salaheddine neighborhood of central Aleppo on Aug. 17.Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

After all the recent gruesome images of violence, fighting and death coming out of Syria, it is nice seeing a lighter moment as rebels enjoy a laugh dressing up a mannequin during a break in fighting.

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