A Syrian man has made a “laughing game” for his baby daughter so she doesn’t get scared every time a bomb drops in Idlib city near the Turkish border in north-west Syria, which has been the target of continuous bombing for the past few weeks.
With at least 21 civilians being killed so far in Idlib by the strikes carried out by the Syrian Air Force and its Russian allies, the man has taught his four-year-old daughter to laugh every time a bomb is dropped, as though it were a game, News18 reported.
“What a sad world,” wrote journalist Ali Mustafa as he tweeted a video of the father-daughter duo.
People on the internet are heartbroken after watching the video.
The Syrian civil war is an ongoing multi-sided civil war in Syria fought between the Ba’athist Syrian Arab Republic led by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, along with domestic and foreign allies, and various domestic and foreign forces opposing both the Syrian government and each other in varying combinations.
The unrest in Syria, part of a wider wave of the 2011 Arab Spring protests, grew out of discontent with the Syrian government and escalated to an armed conflict after protests calling for Assad’s removal were violently suppressed.