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17 July 2018


47 children leave Aleppo orphanage

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Nearly 50 children who were trapped in an orphanage in the rebel-held Syrian enclave of east Aleppo were evacuated, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.

Axar.az reports referring to Reuters, Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF regional director, said that: "This morning, all 47 children trapped in an orphanage in east Aleppo were evacuated to safety, with some in critical condition from injuries and dehydration".

"UNICEF and other agencies were also assisting in reunifying other children evacuated in the past few days with their families and giving them medical care and winter clothes", he said.

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2016.12.19 / 16:24
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