Dozens of Families Rush to Safer Areas as Regime Claims Control Over Aleppo

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 201737 views
Published: January 13, 2017

With the Syrian regime <a href="" target="_blank">claiming</a> control over all of Aleppo, many civilians trapped in the besieged city have been forced to flee towards the last remaining rebel bastion in southern Aleppo’s al-Ansari Mashad District on December 12-13.

This video footage shows dozens of families rushing through the rubble towards a building featuring an Aleppo rebel logo, an uprising red fist, and being ushered in by a man dressed in military fatigues who appears to be a Syrian rebel.

At the time of writing, there were <a href="" target="_blank">reports</a> of disagreements between pro-Assad forces regarding the timing of the evacuations and a final assault on the last remaining rebel bastion located in the southern portion of the city.

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