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Smuggling oxygen on a camel into a besieged city in Yemen

Smugglers bring oxygen canisters over the mountains into Taiz, a besieged city in Yemen.
Taha Saleh/IRIN

There are massive gaps in aid to the besieged Yemeni city of Taiz, and that’s where some 300 donkeys and 20 camels come in. Along with their owners, this is the estimated number of animals plying the mountain routes and bringing food, medicine, propane, and oxygen into the city.

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