December 13, 2016 at 05:20PM

After weeks of heavy fighting, regime forces pushed to take the last of the Syrian city of Aleppo. Thousands evacuated the devastated city as reports of violence against civilians surfaced. A cease fire was reached with the rebels, but the UN has accused Assad forces of executing civilians in their homes as they closed in on the rebel-controlled areas.

A member of the Syrian government forces stands in a severely damaged street in Aleppo’s newly captured Al-Kalasseh neighborhood in the eastern part of the war torn city on Dec.13. (George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images)

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from Blogger December 13, 2016 at 05:20PM

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