The Heartbreaking Reason Syrian Children Are Burning Tires in the Streets

Openhearted Rebel

By Josie Wales, Anti Media

(ANTIMEDIA) The skies above the Syrian city of Aleppo filled with smoke earlier this week as children burned tires to create a makeshift no-fly zone in a last-ditch effort to protect their homes.

This heartbreaking act of desperation directly followed recent air raids, which killed at least 42 civilians and left dozens more wounded. Syrian and Russian government forces have been pummeling what was once known as “the jewel of Syria” with heavy fire for more than 80 consecutive days.

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