Civilians flee Aleppo to escape regime troops


Up to 20,000 people are fleeing the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Regime troops have pushed into the eastern suburbs overnight, killing many civilians.

Food stocks are non-existent and there are no functioning hospitals.

ReliefAid founder Mike Seawright told NewsTalk ZB Rachel Smalley the main emotion being held by his staff and the community is fear.

“And this is a fear of being killed or injured, especially with no medical care. A fear of reprisal, many for simply living in opposition-controlled territory.”

Seawright said people are also afraid of detention and torture in the event that government forces take them or their families”

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