Russia says operation to evacuate eastern Aleppo continues - RIA

by Reuters
Friday, 16 December 2016 05:36 GMT

MOSCOW, Dec 16 (Reuters) - An operation to evacuate civilians and rebels from eastern Aleppo in Syria continued on Friday, the RIA news agency quoted Russia's Defence Ministry as saying.

More than 6,400 people, including more than 3,000 rebels, have been evacuated over the past 24 hours under a ceasefire deal, the ministry was quoted as saying. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova)

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