Russia says operation to evacuate eastern Aleppo continues

December 16, 2016 07:37

MOSCOW - An operation to evacuate civilians and rebels from eastern Aleppo in Syria continued on Friday, the RIA news agency quoted Russia's Defense Ministry as saying.

More than 6,400 people, including more than 3,000 rebels, have been evacuated over the past 24 hours under a ceasefire deal, the ministry was quoted as saying.

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