Syria: civilians leaving Aleppo
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,…
Inside Aleppo: latest from sources in the city
Sources say some 110 medical staff remained in eastern Aleppo’s last remaining hospital as of midnight last night.
Aleppo: thousands flee
More than 20,000 people are estimated to have fled East Aleppo in the last two days, as rebels battle to stop Syrian forces and their allies advancing further into their territory – a key battleground of the five-year civil war.