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Photos Of What Aleppo Has Looked Like In The Last 24 Hours

“Someday we will return."

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Some 4,000 rebel fighters and their families are being evacuated from rebel-held areas in Aleppo, Syria, after Russia, Syrian military sources, and rebel officials confirmed that an agreement for an evacuation operation had been reached.

This comes after a first evacuation plan had collapsed the day before amid fresh fighting following Tuesday’s siege of East Aleppo by pro-government forces.

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Smoke is seen billowing in the background of a rebel-held neighborhood, as shelling and airstrikes send residents running through the streets.

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Syrian civilians flee from the al-Sukari neighborhood during the ongoing government forces military operation to retake remaining rebel-held areas in Aleppo.

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Syrian pro-government forces advance in Jisr al-Haj during the ongoing military operation to retake remaining rebel-held areas in Aleppo.

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An injured man sits on a stretcher at a field hospital after the Iranian-led Shia militia opened fire on an Aleppo convoy evacuating civilians.

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Civilians from the besieged area wait to be evacuated from eastern Aleppo under the siege of Iranian-led Shia militias and Assad regime forces.

Kassy Cho is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Kassy Cho at kassy.cho@buzzfeed.com.

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