Published on 13 Dec 2016 Sections ,

Ceasefire agreed in Aleppo

It is a hellish corner of a city already reduced to hell on earth, but in the past few minutes Russia says all military action in Eastern Aleppo has stopped, with a deal to allow militant fighters and civilians to leave. This programme has just learned that buses carrying the most badly injured people out of the city will depart within this hour.

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