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HMEYMIM /Latakia, Syria/. Terrorists are blocking the exit of civilians from the eastern part of Aleppo in every possible way threatening them with shooting or public execution, Lieutenant General Sergei Chvarkov, the head of the Russian center for reconciliation of the opposing sides in Syria, said on Wednesday.
"Reports that are coming in say the militants are training women and children as suicide bombers for staging terror attacks," Chvarkov said.
"The Reconciliation center delivers food, medicines and daily necessities on a daily basis to the checkpoint areas. To date, 15 tons of humanitarian cargo have been delivered to the checkpoints for the population. Humanitarian aid is airlifted to Aleppo’s eastern part daily," Chvarkov said.
A total of 372 civilians, including 76 children, have left Aleppo’s districts controlled by illegal armed groups via humanitarian corridors, 94 gunmen laid down arms, 203 people received skilled medical care, he added.
Seven humanitarian corridors created for Aleppo residents leaving city, security corridor organized for gunmen laying down arms.