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Last stand for Aleppo's rebels

A Syrian government soldier gestures a v-sign under the Syrian national flag near a general view of eastern Aleppo after they took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood. 

SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A Syrian government soldier gestures a v-sign under the Syrian national flag near a general view of eastern Aleppo after they took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A Syrian government soldier gestures a v-sign under the Syrian national flag near a general view of eastern Aleppo after they took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of...more

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo gather to board buses, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo gather to board buses, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo gather to board buses, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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A Syrian government soldier rides a military vehicle near a mosque, after taking control of Aleppo's Al-Haidariya neighborhood. 

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A Syrian government soldier rides a military vehicle near a mosque, after taking control of Aleppo's Al-Haidariya neighborhood. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A Syrian government soldier rides a military vehicle near a mosque, after taking control of Aleppo's Al-Haidariya neighborhood. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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A bomb hangs on a parachute while falling over the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. 
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A bomb hangs on a parachute while falling over the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A bomb hangs on a parachute while falling over the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Syrian government soldiers walk near a general view of eastern Aleppo after they took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrian government soldiers walk near a general view of eastern Aleppo after they took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrian government soldiers walk near a general view of eastern Aleppo after they took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel-held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel-held besieged areas of...more

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel-held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Syrian government soldiers walk near an abandoned weapon that belonged to rebels, after they took control of al-Sakhour neighborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrian government soldiers walk near an abandoned weapon that belonged to rebels, after they took control of al-Sakhour neighborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrian government soldiers walk near an abandoned weapon that belonged to rebels, after they took control of al-Sakhour neighborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo carry their belongings, while talking to a Syrian government soldier, in a government held area in Aleppo. 


SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo carry their belongings, while talking to a Syrian government soldier, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo carry their belongings, while talking to a Syrian government soldier, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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Syrian government soldiers walk amid rubble of damaged buildings, near a cloth used as a cover from snipers, after they took control of al-Sakhour neighborhood in Aleppo. 

SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrian government soldiers walk amid rubble of damaged buildings, near a cloth used as a cover from snipers, after they took control of al-Sakhour neighborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrian government soldiers walk amid rubble of damaged buildings, near a cloth used as a cover from snipers, after they took control of al-Sakhour neighborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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A Syrian national flag flutters near a general view of eastern Aleppo after Syrian government soldiers took control of al-Sakhour neigbourhood in Aleppo. 

SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A Syrian national flag flutters near a general view of eastern Aleppo after Syrian government soldiers took control of al-Sakhour neigbourhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A Syrian national flag flutters near a general view of eastern Aleppo after Syrian government soldiers took control of al-Sakhour neigbourhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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A man inspects an unexploded missile in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. 

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A man inspects an unexploded missile in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man inspects an unexploded missile in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Syrians who evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo ride a government bus in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians who evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo ride a government bus in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians who evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo ride a government bus in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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People stand near a crater at a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

People stand near a crater at a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

People stand near a crater at a site hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A man covers his face from dust as he walks with a bicycle after a strike on the rebel held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. 

REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man covers his face from dust as he walks with a bicycle after a strike on the rebel held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man covers his face from dust as he walks with a bicycle after a strike on the rebel held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Smoke rises from a damaged building after a strike on the rebel-held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Smoke rises from a damaged building after a strike on the rebel-held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Smoke rises from a damaged building after a strike on the rebel-held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo rest, while waiting to board buses, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo rest, while waiting to board buses, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syrians that evacuated the eastern districts of Aleppo rest, while waiting to board buses, in a government held area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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A general view shows a damaged road after Syrian government soldiers took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A general view shows a damaged road after Syrian government soldiers took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A general view shows a damaged road after Syrian government soldiers took control of al-Sakhour neigborhood in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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A street vendor, showing previous injuries, stands near his stall in a rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo. 

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A street vendor, showing previous injuries, stands near his stall in a rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A street vendor, showing previous injuries, stands near his stall in a rebel-held besieged area of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A general view shows the damage at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A general view shows the damage at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A general view shows the damage at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Syrians walk through rubble of damaged buildings as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of Aleppo. 


REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Syrians walk through rubble of damaged buildings as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Syrians walk through rubble of damaged buildings as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A man rides a bicycle near the rubble of damaged buildings after a strike on the rebel held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man rides a bicycle near the rubble of damaged buildings after a strike on the rebel held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man rides a bicycle near the rubble of damaged buildings after a strike on the rebel held besieged al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of...more

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A Red Crescent vehicle carries mattresses for Syrians evacuating the eastern districts of Aleppo, in a government held-area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A Red Crescent vehicle carries mattresses for Syrians evacuating the eastern districts of Aleppo, in a government held-area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A Red Crescent vehicle carries mattresses for Syrians evacuating the eastern districts of Aleppo, in a government held-area in Aleppo. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel-held besieged areas of Aleppo. 
REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel-held besieged areas of...more

Syrians walk over rubble of damaged buildings, while carrying their belongings, as they flee clashes between government forces and rebels in Tariq al-Bab and al-Sakhour neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo towards other rebel-held besieged areas of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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