More than 13,000 civilians were evacuated of militant-controlled regions of Syria’s Aleppo in 24 hours, the Russian reconciliation center said Monday.

 

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“In 24 hours, 13,346 civilians including 5,831 children were evacuated in 24 hours with support of the Russian reconciliation center from regions of Aleppo which remain under militant control,” the center said in a statement.

 

According to the statement, 728 militants have surrendered and left eastern Aleppo.

 

The Russian servicemen have also de-mined 7 hectares (17.3 acres) of the territory of eastern Aleppo, including a mosque, a school, a primary school and roads.