Russia reports progress in civilian evacuation in Aleppo

By REUTERS
November 28, 2016 04:54



The Russian military on Sunday reported noticeable progress in the evacuation of civilians in the contested Syrian city of Aleppo, with over 900 civilians having peacefully left the rebel-held area in the eastern Aleppo the day before.

"Only in the past 24 hours, 903 civilians, including 119 children, have left the militant-held area of Jabal Badro," said the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation in a statement. "Eight militants gave up resistance and left the eastern part of the city using the corridors provided by Russia and the Syrian authorities."


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