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Living in a tomb: Syria's children hide in Roman ruins from the modern war machine

Syrians old and young have been left sleeping in caves Photo: ITV News/ Sean Swann

ITV News has returned to one of the once dead cities of Syria, abandoned thousands of years ago.

But it has come alive again, as a bolt-hole for families forced to flee the civil war.

Syrians old and young have been left sleeping in caves Credit: ITV News/ Sean Swann

More than two months since our first visit, more children and their parents are taking shelter from the Assad regime, amongst the Roman ruins.

ITV News International Correspondent John Irvine has returned to the caves of Serjilla in the north west of Syria:

The ruins are now home to many refugees hiding from the fighting Credit: ITV News/ Sean Swann