In Syria, a Christmas 'tree' made from empty shells

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Mr Akram Abu al-Foz taking a picture of a Christmas tree he decorated from empty mortar and rocket shells he collects and paints, in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, Syria, outside the capital Damascus last Friday. Conditions in Douma have deteriorated under recent Syrian and Russian bombardments and ground offensives, reported Al Jazeera.