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