World News – The power of the explosion threw the 23-year-old to the ground.
Abd Alkader Habak is photographed carrying a wounded Syrian boy. By Muhammad Alrageb
Abd Alkader Habak told NBC News he was taking pictures of Syrians being evacuated aboard buses on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo Saturday when the huge bomb hit.
Habak, a photographer and anti-government activist, said he came across children lying on the ground after he picked himself up. When Habak saw that one child was dead and another child was clinging to life, he said he stopped taking pictures.
“I couldn’t believe he was alive,” Habak said on the phone.
What happened next was captured by a fellow photographer and shared widely online, with the harrowing images becoming yet another window into