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    A general view taken with a drone shows Aleppo's historic citadel, controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, as seen from a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria, October 12, 2016

    Syrian Army Frees Eight Aleppo Districts From Terrorists, Evacuates 2,500 People

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    Syrian troops liberated eight districts from terrorists in Eastern Aleppo on Sunday, evacuating more than 2,500 civilians, the Russian Center for Syria reconciliation announced.

    Syrian government forces freed on Sunday eight districts in the east of the Aleppo city, evacuating 2,500 civilians and forcing dozens of militants to surrender, the ministry said Sunday.

    "On November 27, the Syrian Arab Army troops liberated eight blocks of Eastern Aleppo from terrorists. More than 2,500 civilians, including 800 children have been evacuated. That number includes  500 people from the al-Qadisiyah district and about 1,500 people from the districts of Jabal Bidart and Hai es Sackur,” the ministry said in a statement.

    The ministry added that during the operation 42 insurgents have left the al-Kadisiya area, refusing to continue warfare and laying down their weapons.


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      Wonderful that despite Obama efforts to drag this out forever, so many civilians are being liberated and are receiving needed humanitarian aid.
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    • NATOisEVIL
      God bless those who fights for truth!
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      Just today i read here an article that said that it would take up to 3 months to take Aleppo completely,so what happened all of a sudden?Not that i am complaining.
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      Good let's hope they liberate the rest of Aleppo, Congrats, Syrian Arab Army.
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      Terrorists believed NATO press there were 250,000 people there to use as human shield to drag the battle out. (sarcasm) suddenly there was only 30-40000 and now only 20,000 to few people to help them.
      As they were surrounded it was always likely to end reasonably quickly what is it 10-12 days and nearly 1/2 liberated.
      Lots more work to do lets hope its over in another 10-12 days.
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      anne00mariein reply tojas(Show commentHide comment)
      jas, I wonder how the UN is going to spin that? Brilliant and I wish Syria, Russia, Iran and Hezbullah all the best. Together with the people of Syria.
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      I have tears of joy in my eyes as I write.
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      The EU is trying to ban Russian/Syrian success news to the European population.
      The EU is lying to the Europeans.
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      As the gauntlet tightens, sharks will eat sharks.
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      Now is RUSSIA. AID is needed in big quantities. Blankets, and above all medical attention to those that starved, so they recuperate.
      The ares liberated MUST get blocked and patrol.
      So they cannot re take it. And this unfortunately will have to be , after is all over. But it's OK. It will make SYRIA stronger.

      BRAVO to SYRIA and RUSSIA. VIVA PUTIN AND ASSAD, and ALLIES IRAN , and HEZBOLLAH. Perhaps HEZBOLLAH should had aid ISRAEL with fires...I KNOW... But it may open a door, that is closed today. A door to PEACE!!
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      kasivasanthain reply tocast235(Show commentHide comment)
      Big will will eat the small fish and the big fish will be eaten by the sharks.The SHARKS will get beaten by the SAA and its supporting countries.Long live Mr.President PUTIN my hero.
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