Published on 15 Dec 2016 Sections ,

Syria: civilians leaving Aleppo

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

They are exhausted, they are disillusioned, they are in very bad shape – but they have finally escaped rebel-held Aleppo, the Red Cross says – after a convoy of buses and ambulances carried some thousand civilians out of the besieged enclave. More vehicles are on the way – the priority, taking the wounded, the sick, and the children to relative safety.

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