The bus barricade: Incredible photo shows how shells of single-deckers are turned upright to protect Syrian civilians from Government forces’ sniper fire

This incredible photograph from war-torn Syria shows a remarkable bus barricade built to protect civilians from government forces’ sniper fire.

Three single-decker buses can be seen turned upright to form a wall in the middle of a street in Aleppo, as a lone child walks past the makeshift barrier.

The city has been ravaged by the country’s civil war, with forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad controlling much of the north of the settlement while the rebels occupy the south…