Russian troops evacuate over 50,000 people from Alpepo
Dec 10, Alpepo: Over 50,000 people have been evacuated from East Aleppo, according to Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson Major General Igor Konashenkov .“More than 20,000 residents left eastern Aleppo in the first part of Saturday, and 1,217 militants laid down their weapons,” Konashenkov said on Saturday.
“The Russian Center for Reconciliation, through humanitarian corridors near Karim El-Hun and Mahayar, has organized the evacuation of civilians from the eastern parts of Aleppo to the safe areas of the city,” Konashenkov added.
He also warned terrorists and militants of ‘moderate opposition,’ and also their patrons, not to attempt any provocations, especially attacks on civilians leaving through humanitarian corridor.
Konashenkov in a Russian Defense Ministry statement also says, “representatives of the US, UK, France, Canada, the European Union, and international organizations: Over the past two days, nearly 50,000 civilians have been evacuated by the Russian Reconciliation Center from the eastern parts of Aleppo. They are in need of the humanitarian assistance you promised. It is time to check the validity of your intentions.”
The statement added that the Syrian government now controls 93 percent of Aleppo, and the civilians who exited East Aleppo have been placed in special humanitarian centers where they are provided with hot food and medical help.