Syrian army continues offensive in Aleppo, 14 areas liberated over last 24 hours

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Syrian government forces have continued an offensive at night in parts of eastern Aleppo occupied by armed groups, the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria said on Tuesday.

Over the last 24 hours, 14 neighborhoods in eastern Aleppo (around 300,000 residential quarters) were completely liberated from terrorists. Over 8,500 civilians, including around 4,000 children, left areas controlled by militants, � TASS reports citing Russian center. The civilians that left the city were provided with hot food, temporary accommodation and medical assistance.

Over the last 24 hours, over 140 militants surrendered and left through humanitarian corridors. All surrendered militants are subject to amnesty by the Syrian president. City authorities provide them with necessary help and assistance, � the Russian center said.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan