In Aleppo, A Fragile Truce Allows People To Leave The Besieged City

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The evacuations of civilians, the wounded and the rebel fighters is underway in Aleppo.

They are leaving the eastern part of the city, which has been held by the rebels for nearly four years. Syrian government forces have more or less re-taken all of those areas.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets an update from Lyse Doucet (@bbclysedoucet), the BBC’s chief international correspondent.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This segment aired on December 15, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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