Russia says Syrian army takeover of eastern Aleppo complete: agencies

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 16, 2016 7:12 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Syrian army has established control over all districts of eastern Aleppo, Russian news agencies quoted Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Friday.

Syrian government troops were suppressing isolated areas where rebel fighters continued to resist, the ministry added.

(Reporting by Peter Hobson; Editing by Vladimir Soldatkin)