Heartbreaking video: Dust-covered Syrian boys grieving brother killed in Aleppo strike

Aleppo: Heartbreaking footage from Syria shows two young boys,covered in dust sobs and desperately clinging to each other after finding out their brother has died in an airstrike.

In the video, the boys cry and shout: “Oh the heartache, my brother is gone.”

The shocking footage, a chilling reminder of war’s horrors was taken in a hospital and posted online by Syrian news outlet Aleppo Media Center-an anti-government activist group.


A barrel bomb struck suburb of Bab al-Nairab, in the Syrian city of Aleppo, killing at least 15 people, including children.

Last week, photo of a bloodied little boy, Omran Daqneesh shaken and stunned after the airstrike went viral on social media.

The tragic aftermath of the strike also shows the images, that are too graphic to publish, with parents and relatives digging the rubble to find and pull out their love ones.

Writing on social media, the AMC said it did not aim to “shock or encourage violence” with the images, but instead wanted to “convey the truth of the Syrian people to the world”.