On 7 January, Syria was hit by a fierce winter storm, forcing the lucky ones to stay inside their homes, while the unlucky had to find shelter where they could. Although the storm placed lives of refugees and the displaced at risk, fighters in Syria swapped grenades for snowballs. And so, for the first time in three years, no-one died from the violence of Syria's civil war.
Syria – A day without death [PHOTO GALLERY]
On 7 January a fierce winter storm stopped fighting in Syria for a day, and fighters swapped grenades for snowballs