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State media: Russian and Syrian warplanes stop bombing Aleppo

October 18, 2016 7:53 AM
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Russian and Syrian warplanes stopped airstrikes on the besieged city of Aleppo on Tuesday, Russian state media reported.

The strikes were halted from 10 a.m. to “introduce a humanitarian pause” on Thursday to allow civilians to leave and to prepare for the ill or wounded to be evacuated from rebel-held eastern parts of Aleppo, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said.

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