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Sitting in the dirt nearby, Sobhia Qarboulad, 55, said her brother Mohammed was among the dead. When the first missile hit near their house, he rushed to help the wounded. A second missile hit soon after and he never came back.

Since then, the family has been living in the abandoned bakery where her brother once worked. When they hear a fighter jet, they collect the children and flee to the olive groves, she said, where no roof can collapse on their heads.

“We have no money to leave and no place to go,” she said. “Only God can provide protection.”

As she spoke, rebels crowded around the bodies of two fighters killed that day while an old man dug a new grave.