Civilians inspect a burnt car at a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel-controlled city of Idlib, Syria June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

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Civilians inspected a burnt car after an airstrike in the rebel-controlled city of Idlib on Wednesday.

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