Aleppo Activist Says Iranian Militias Stopped Convoy Leaving Besieged Aleppo

Storyful Published January 13, 2017

Rumble With Aleppo evacuations <a href="" target="_blank">remaining stalled</a> in the early morning hours of December 17, besieged Aleppo activist Salah Ashkar, who was aboard the December 16 convoy that was forced back into the city, released his own video account of the incident.

Ashkar explained that the convoy was pulled over and stopped by Iranian militiamen, who pulled numerous civilians off of the buses, including a number of Syrian rebels, who were later taken away in separate vehicles. His account corroborates with other <a href="" target="_blank">testimonies</a> from those who were purportedly on the December 16 convoy.