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Our hearts are totally breaking and we just can’t imagine how parents are coping with such devastation.

WARNING: Disturbing images.

A heartbroken father has shared photos of him holding his deceased twins in his arms after they were killed in a suspected chemical gas attack in Syria.

Abdul-Hamid Alyousef, 29, is pictured cradling the bodies of his toddlers, Ahmed and Aiya, who are wrapped in white blankets.

It has been reported that the twins died after being bombed by warplanes believed to be carrying weapons containing sarin in Khan Sheikhoun, in the rebel-held central province of Idlib, Syria.

Alyousef wanted to share the pictures of his children to show the horror of toxic gas attacks.

He also lost his wife, two brothers, nephews and many other family members in the attack that claimed scores of his relatives.

“I couldn’t save anyone, they’re all dead now.”

“I was right beside them and I carried them outside the house with their mother,” he continued. “They were conscious at first, but 10 minutes later we could smell the odor.” reports Business Insider.

Haunting images of lifeless children piled in heaps reflected the magnitude of the attack, which was reminiscent of a 2013 chemical assault that left hundreds dead and was the worst in the country’s six-year conflict.

Syrian doctors said a combination of toxic gases is suspected to have been released during the airstrikes, causing the high death toll and severe symptoms.

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  • sad and needless. i hope that he is doing a little better now considering the circumstances

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  • War is such a terrible thing, but I thought the world had stopped using chemical weapons indiscriminately after WWI

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  • Seeing thus still breaks my heart. So much pain and suffering in the world, especially on little children

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  • and we cant open our borders to people who live this daily? we are a disgraceful nation.

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  • Just imagine losing your twin, wife, two brothers, nephews and many other family members !!
    This is horrific, too much to bare I would think !
    My thoughts and prayers go out to all living in this area where violence, fear, destruction and death, pain and grieve are daily reality. Bless them !

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  • This is why some are fleeing from their home countries to other countries hoping to be accepted as refugees. Often they don’t have a chance to grab their legal documents to prove who they are and the legitimate disaster they have escaped from.

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  • Oh my God
    ???????? this life not fare sometimes
    Our kids lives in paradise and there kids live in hell

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  • The poor man losing his family,a shocking situation that will affect him and his future.

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  • absolutely heartbreaking situation, my heart goes out to all those suffering because of this

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  • A terrible awful utterly incomprehensible situation. These poor people live with thus every day.

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