This is a developing story. This will be updated as more information comes in.
According to rebel sources, they have reached a deal with Moscow to evacuate civilians from Eastern Aleppo. This comes after the United Nations reported on mass killings by the government on rebel forces and civilians.
It is not clear if the cease-fire has taken effect in Aleppo.
Aleppo has been a key city in the Syrian Civil War which is still going on. Syria is a country in the middle east.
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