Civilians flee from militant-held E. Aleppo

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Drone footage shot on Friday captured hundreds of civilians fleeing the partly militant-held south-eastern Aleppo district of Sheikh Sa'eed, a day after Russia announced that Syrian government forces would suspend fighting to allow the evacuation of civilians from besieged opposition-controlled districts.

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