Syrian rebel denies Russian statement Aleppo evacuation complete

December 16, 2016 13:41

A Syrian rebel official said the evacuation of eastern Aleppo was far from finished on Friday in response to a Russian statement that the operation had been completed.

"Only the wounded and some civilians left," Zakaria Malahifji, a Turkey-based official with the Aleppo Fastaqim rebel group. "No fighters came out. Nobody came out. All that came out was three convoys.

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