ALEPPO (Sputnik) — A bus convoy has escorted nearly 2,000 militants and their family members out of eastern Aleppo in a continuing evacuation, a source in the Syrian militia told RIA Novosti on Monday.
"A convoy of 25 buses has left east Aleppo. Almost 2,000 people have been escorted, including militants, women and children. Several people expressed their wish to remain," the source said.
On Friday, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that Aleppo was under full government control with the Syrian army operation to retake the eastern districts completed. Civilians and militants were leaving the city amid a ceasefire agreement between the remaining pockets of resistance and government forces.