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Aleppo fighting ends with deal to evacuate rebels and civilians

by firstsource newsDecember 13, 2016

Turkish intelligence and Russian military negotiate agreement allowing moderate rebels to flee to Idlib province

An agreement has been reached to evacuate civilians and opposition fighters from the besieged eastern districts of the city of , a senior Turkish official and rebel officials have told the Guardian.

The deal will offer some hope of survival to the people of east Aleppo, who the United Nations said on Tuesday had endured a brutal “meltdown of humanity” as forces loyal to the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, rampaged through newly reclaimed districts reportedly carrying out extrajudicial killings.

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