Large Crowd Gathers to Board Buses Out of Rebel-Held Aleppo

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017
Published: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017

Convoys continued to take people out of rebel-held areas in Aleppo on the morning of December 19 with <a href="" target="_blank">reports</a> of about 1,000 people making the journey.

People were congregating near the al-Ramousa checkpoint in the south of Aleppo city as they awaited transportation. Media activists and journalists reported on the <a href="*/stories/152053" target="_blank">freezing temperatures</a> endured overnight by displaced residents waiting for their opportunity to board buses.

This video shows conditions during daylight hours, as a large crowd gathered to board buses out of the city. <span class="caps">ICRC</span> workers can be seen managing the crowd.

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