Aleppo battle : Evacuations resume after buses set ablaze

Aleppo battle : Evacuations resume after buses set ablaze

Aleppo battle : Evacuations resume after buses set ablaze

Written by Staff Writer

19 Dec, 2016 | 7:51 am

Evacuations of civilians and rebels from Syria’s eastern Aleppo resumed late Sunday after several hours of delay.

At least 350 people have reportedly left rebel enclaves in convoys, heading west towards government territory.

Earlier, buses sent to take people out of government-controlled areas, besieged by rebels, were set alight, halting the latest evacuation deal.

Latest developments

  • UN Security Council set to vote on Monday on resolution to monitor evacuations.
  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin talk about Aleppo in phone call.
  • New deal mediated by Turkey after two ceasefires crumbled.
  • Buses set to evacuate people from rebel-besieged towns were set ablaze.
  • 9,000 people evacuated before operations were suspended Friday.
  • Rebels say Iranian militia groups brought earlier evacuations to a halt.
  • Syrian regime is on the brink of seizing the whole city of Aleppo.

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