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Syria: SAA take full control of Sheikh Saeed in east Aleppo 00:50

Syria: SAA take full control of Sheikh Saeed in east Aleppo

Syrian Arab Republic, Aleppo
November 30, 2016 at 21:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) gained full control over the Sheikh Saeed district of south-eastern Aleppo as government forces intensified military operations on Wednesday.

Government troops are continuing the offensive in surrounding areas. According to the Russian Centre for Reconciliation, the SAA has now liberated over 40 percent of eastern Aleppo which was previously under the control of the anti-government forces.

The Centre estimated that some 5,000 people fled from the city's southern districts, still under control of anti-government forces, and that around 80,000 people were now living in newly liberated areas.

Syria: SAA take full control of Sheikh Saeed in east Aleppo 00:50
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The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) gained full control over the Sheikh Saeed district of south-eastern Aleppo as government forces intensified military operations on Wednesday.

Government troops are continuing the offensive in surrounding areas. According to the Russian Centre for Reconciliation, the SAA has now liberated over 40 percent of eastern Aleppo which was previously under the control of the anti-government forces.

The Centre estimated that some 5,000 people fled from the city's southern districts, still under control of anti-government forces, and that around 80,000 people were now living in newly liberated areas.

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