VIDEO: Syrian rebels impose their own no-fly zone


From tyres to home-made smoke machines, Syrian rebels have been sending smoke up into the sky to impose their own 'no-fly zones'

Syrian rebels' home-made smoke machine (screengrab)
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Wednesday 2 November 2016 18:34 UTC

Syrian rebels in Aleppo have been using smoke to deter planes from launching fresh air strikes on the town, half of which has been besieged for months. 

Syrian children were the first to burn tyres to impact visibility for pilots conducting air strikes.

Now, Syrian rebels have taken this one step further...