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The White Helmets leader: ‘We can anticipate the scale of destruction based on the sound of the plane’

Syrian civilians tasked with pulling people from the rubble have saved 60,000 lives. It’s depressing and devastating work, their head, Raed al-Saleh, says These days, Raed al-Saleh doesn’t have to see a warplane to know what kind of bombs it drops. He just needs to hear it. “It’s very depressing,” Saleh says. “Based on its sound, we can predict the kind of airplane, and then anticipate the scale of the destruction.
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