Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Drone Footage Shows The Enormous Damage In The Iraqi City of Ramadi

Aljazeera: Iraq: ICRC camera drone captures damage in Ramadi

Homes, schools and hospitals crumbled to rubble shown in dramatic scenes captured by an ICRC drone camera.

Chilling aerial footage of Ramadi, a once bustling city in central Iraq, has captured the extent of destruction caused by war.

In late December, Iraqi forces, backed by US air strikes, announced the recapturing of Ramadi, which had been lost to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group in May 2015. The US-led coalition carried out more than 600 air strikes in the area from July to December last year.

A new six-minute clip, released by the International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC) shows homes in Ramadi turned to rubble, along with flattened school, destroyed hospitals and damaged ambulances.

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WNU Editor: The ICRC post on this story is here .... Rare aerial footage shows unprecedented levels of suffering in Iraq and Syria (ICRC)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A good many of the videos you post from various outlets are unwatchable in the US without proxies. It's very bothersome. Al Jazeera is one of the biggest offenders, in that respect.

Maybe use some of that influence of yours to convince them to clean up their act. ;)