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    Militants Forced Out From Key East Aleppo Region - Russian Military

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    Militants in Syria have been driven out of a key eastern Aleppo neighborhood, the Russian reconciliation center of the conflicting sides said Monday.

    HMEIMIM (Sputnik) — According to the Russian reconciliation center, more than 100 militants have stopped their resistance and left the city via humanitarian corridors.

    "Only in the last hour, militants have been driven out of a key district of eastern Aleppo — Al Qadisiyah. More than 100 militants stopped the resistance and left eastern parts of the city through corridors provided by the Russian center and the Syrian authorities."

    Over 3,200 Civilians Leave East Aleppo in Syria in 24 Hours

    More than 3,200 civilians, including 1,500 children, have left eastern Aleppo in Syria over the past 24 hours, the Russian reconciliation center reported Monday.

    "The Russian reconciliation center continues the delivery of humanitarian aid to the eastern districts of Aleppo liberated from terrorists. In just the past 24 hours, more than 3,179 civilians have left the city, including 1,519 children, 138 of them infants."

    Over 3,000 buildings and 10 neighborhoods have been liberated from the terrorist group formerly known as the al-Nusra Front and armed formations allied with them, the reconciliation center added.

    Fighter from the Syrian pro-government forces patrol in the recently recaptured village of Joubah during an offensive advancing towards the area of Al-Bab in Aleppo province, on November 25, 2016
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    Fighter from the Syrian pro-government forces patrol in the recently recaptured village of Joubah during an offensive advancing towards the area of Al-Bab in Aleppo province, on November 25, 2016

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