The Moment of Impact

September 8th, 2012 by in Images

Freelance photojournalist Tracey Shelton captured the exact instant a tank shell exploded in a rebel outpost in Aleppo, Syria earlier this week. The image below shows the rebels reaching for their weapons upon hearing the news of the advancing tank only a moment before. The blast claimed the lives of the three men near the windows.

The rest of the gripping series can be seen at Global Post.