Syrians carry a wounded man away from the rubble of a building that according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was destroyed during a barrel bomb attack by government forces in the opposition-held district of Al-Mashhad near Aleppo on July 26, 2016. 
Syrian government forces seized a rebel-held neighbourhood on the northwest outskirts of Aleppo, tightening their siege of the opposition-controlled parts of the city, a monitor said.

 / AFP / KARAM AL-MASRI        (Photo credit should read KARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty Images)