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Bana Alabed

"If you promise me you will do something for the children of Syria, I am already your new friend."
The seven-year-old gained international attention for her tweets from the besieged Syrian city.
Many were tweeting videos amid the destruction.
"This is worrying."
Bana Alabed was tweeting as Syrian troops captured former rebel-held areas of Aleppo.