Beyond the oil wells, Syrians rummage in trash to eat
AFP, 20 Jan 2021
When a tractor tows in fresh rubbish at a dump in northeast Syria, men, women and children sprint to find the best pickings. Across from an oil pump outside the city of Al-Malikiyah, a dozen people wrapped up against the cold rip open the black plastic bags, in desperate search for something to sell on, repurpose or even eat.
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