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Evacuations under way from last rebel-controlled section of Aleppo
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Smoke rises in an east Aleppo neighborhood in Syria, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA.

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People get on buses to be evacuated from al-Sukkari rebel-held sector of eastern Aleppo, Syria December 15, 2016.

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A child reacts from inside a bus evacuating people from a rebel-held sector of eastern Aleppo, Syria December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

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People walk as they gather to be evacuated from a rebel-held sector of eastern Aleppo, Syria December 15, 2016.

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People walk as they gather to be evacuated from a rebel-held sector of eastern Aleppo, Syria December 15, 2016.

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A man pushes a cart with a woman lying on it as vehicles wait to evacuate people from a rebel-held sector of eastern Aleppo, Syria December 15, 2016.

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Residents in eastern Aleppo are starting to board buses and ambulances as the long-awaited pullout from the last rebel enclave in the embattled city gets under way.

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The evacuation is part of a cease-fire deal reached this week to have the opposition surrender their last foothold in Aleppo to Syrian government control in the face of a devastating ground and air offensive by government forces.

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Civilians gathering for evacuation from eastern Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in this image released by the Thiqa News Agency.

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Eastern Aleppo residents wait in the streets to be evacuated from the war-torn city of Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.

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Evacuations under way from last rebel-controlled section of Aleppo

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