TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) – A shocking picture has come out which shows the extent food shortages and desperation have gripped the Syrian rebels and their communities so much as a zoo’s lion was butchered for its meat.
The men – rebel fighters – are seen carving pieces from the lion believed to have been taken from Al-Qarya al-Shama Zoo. The photo has been shared widely on social media, but its legitimacy could not be independently verified.
Hunger is reportedly also spreading across Damascus, the capital of Syria, particularly in rebel-held blockaded regions where food is rare.
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