- Posted June 19, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Photo essays: Your stories in pictures
Rebel Controlled Area, Syria
Azaz was bombed on December 31, 2012, and earlier this year, CNN's Ivan Watson shared the stories of the people who refuse to leave their homes.
“Conditions in the city are rough for most,” Connor said. “They face constant threat of airstrikes from the regime, even though they are so close to the border of a NATO member which has air defense systems set up at its border. Electricity is only on for a few hours a day, though supplies do seem to be somewhat readily available, which is due to the city's proximity to the Turkish border and the porous nature of that border.”
- zdan, CNN iReport producer