Displaced Syrian residents wait to receive food aid distributed by the UN Relief and Works Agency at the besieged al-Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus, Syria, on January 31, 2014. According to the UN Envoy for Syria, an estimated 400,000 Syrians have been killed since an uprising in March 2011 spiraled into civil war. See how the conflict has unfolded.
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In photos: Syria's civil war

Updated 1646 GMT (0046 HKT) March 15, 2021

Displaced Syrian residents wait to receive food aid distributed by the UN Relief and Works Agency at the besieged al-Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus, Syria, on January 31, 2014. According to the UN Envoy for Syria, an estimated 400,000 Syrians have been killed since an uprising in March 2011 spiraled into civil war. See how the conflict has unfolded.
UNRWA/Reuters/Landov

The ongoing conflict in Syria began following an uprising in March 2011 that spiraled into civil war. Since then, hundreds of thousands have been killed and millions of people have been displaced by fighting in the region.