Update 1-Terrorists prevent civilians from leaving Aleppo’s eastern neighborhoods, fire shells on al-Castello corridor

Aleppo, SANA-Terrorist organizations, affiliated to the so called “Jaish al-Fatah”, prevented civilians from leaving the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city hours before the humanitarian pause deadline.

SANA reporter in Aleppo said that the terrorist organizations have prevented civilians from leaving the eastern neighborhoods of the city on Friday in order to continue to use them as human shields. As of Friday afternoon, none of the families left through the eight corridors.

The reporter added that the terrorist organizations also targeted al-Castello corridor with 7 rocket shells where ambulances and competent committees are on alert to receive families, patients and wounded persons from the eastern neighborhoods.

He pointed out that the reporter of Syrian TV channel al-Ikhbariya, Walid Hanaya, was injured by shrapnel of the shells that were fired by the terrorists on al-Castello corridor.

During a visit to Bustan al-Qasser corridor, Aleppo Governor Hussein Diab said that that the governorate took all necessary measures to receive families from the eastern neighborhoods and transport them to makeshift housing centers supplied with all basic needs.

He pointed out that the relief teams, medical crews, ambulances and transportation have been ready at the humanitarian crossings since this morning to move civilians out of the eastern neighborhoods but terrorists are preventing people from leaving by force.

The General Command of the Army and Armed Force announced on Wednesday that a 10-hour humanitarian pause will be applied in Aleppo on Friday from 9 am to 7 pm local time for gunmen and civilians willing to leave.

Manar al-Frieh/Manal

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