Syrian government artillery is extensively bombing anti-regime militant positions in what is left of the eastern districts of Aleppo, sources on the ground said Friday.
The sources said that artillery fire is focusing on the southern part of east Aleppo.
Yesterday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that loyalist forces allegedly suspended hostilities in east Aleppo.
Over the past 24 hours, some 8,500 residents of Aleppo have left areas controlled by militants, according to the Russian Center for Reconciliation in astatement.
A reported ”2,934 children” are among these people, according to the center.
14 militants have laid down arms and have travelled to the western part of the city to surrendered to the troops of the Syrian government.
They were granted an ”amnesty”, according to a decision of the Syrian president.