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Aleppo residents issue evacuation plea as Assad loyalists tighten grip
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Aleppo residents issue evacuation plea as Assad loyalists tighten grip

by firstsource newsDecember 12, 2016

UN chief expresses ‘grave concern’ over reports of atrocities as Syrian army says it now controls 98% of eastern districts

Residents of east have sent out desperate messages imploring the international community to save civilians in besieged districts of the Syrian city, as forces loyal to the president, , bear down on the remaining enclaves still controlled by the opposition.

The rebellion of Aleppo appeared to be in its death throes as Assad’s troops and Iranian-backed militias took control of the vast majority of the territory once held by the opposition, coming within sight of a crucial victory in the war that has cost tens of thousands of lives over four and a half years.

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