Thousands of civilians flee easter Aleppo amid Government operation to retake city

Thousands of civilians flee easter Aleppo amid Government operation to retake city

Nearly 10,000 civilians have fled eastern Aleppo, with Government forces determined to retake the entire city.

Government forces have reportedly retaken control of three key districts in rebel-held eastern Aleppo in two days.

UN officials say at least 250,000 civilians have been trapped under government siege for months in the east, with dwindling food and fuel supplies.

Since 15 November, the resumed bombardment in Aleppo has killed at least 212 civilians, including 27 children according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.


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