Aleppo evacuation is halted with thousands of civilians still stuck there

December 16, 2016, 3:20pm

Efforts to evacuate thousands of Syrians from eastern Aleppo are on hold. Drone footage shows convoys of busses and ambulances attempting to transport people out of the rebel-held area during a fragile cease-fire.

Conflicting reports from the area make it unclear why the operations were suspended, or whether they will resume.

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