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    Two children were killed and four others injured on December, 21 when terrorist organizations shelled residential neighborhoods in Aleppo city during public celebrations, the SANA news agency reported.

    Reportedly, two children – a boy, six years and a girl, 13 years, were killed and three members of their family injured in addition to wounding another civilian.

    The celebrations prevailed in Aleppo including Saadallah al-Jabiri Square with the participants raising the Syrian flag and banners glorifying the heroism of the Syrian Arab Army, according to the SANA reporter.

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    Saadallah Al Jabri Square

    December 22 will mark a one-year anniversary since the last militants left eastern Aleppo, resulting in the complete victory of the Syrian government forces, dubbed a "watershed event" by President Bashar Assad. At the same time, Russian military police were deployed in Aleppo in December 2016 and February 2017 to help maintain order after the liberation of the city by the Syrian army from militants.

    The efforts helped many refugees who left Syria for other countries as asylum seekers to return to their homes in the country's provinces of Homs and Aleppo.

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