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Aleppo: Evacuation of civilians suspended
16:21, 16 December 2016
Aleppo: Evacuation of civilians suspended

More than 4.5 thousand militants and 337 injured people were evacuated from Aleppo

16:21, 16 December 2016

AFP

An operation to evacuate civilians and fighters from Aleppo was suspended. It was reported by AFP.

"The Syrian government has suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from the last rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Friday, thousands of people were blocked as a result, and their destiny is now to be determined," the statement said.

Syrian reporter Rami Jarrah informed that Assad's army resumed its assault on the city again, while 65 thousand people are still there.

At the same time, the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the warring parties completed the operation on helping out the insurgents and their families from the eastern districts of Aleppo, all the women and children are withdrawn from the areas controlled by the rebels. This was reported by the Reconciliation Centre, "TASS" informs.

"Operation of the Russian Center for reconciliation on withdrawal of the insurgents and their families from the eastern districts of Aleppo was completed. All women and children who were in the quarters controlled by militants were evacuated," the statement said.

Also over 4,500 militants and 337 wounded were brought outside Aleppo.

"In total, 9.5 thousand people were brought out of the city from the eastern quarters during the operation by the Russian Center for reconciliation," the report says.

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