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Opposition blocks 23 buses that took part in Aleppo evacuation

ALEPPO, SYRIA - DECEMBER 15: A convoy including busses and ambulances, wait at a crossing point at Amiriyah District of Aleppo Syria on December 15, 2016 to evacuate civilians, trying to flee from East Aleppo where had been under siege by Iran led Shiite militias and Assad Regime forces. (Photo by Jawad al Rifai/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

At a briefing on Thursday, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that the besieged areas of Fua and Kefraya in the Idlib province, the armed Syrian opposition keeps blocking 23 buses with drivers who evacuated people from Aleppo.

“There is an issue which is quite unusual, 23 drivers and buses are being held inside, unable to get out from there by the armed opposition,” de Mistura told the briefing.

According to the envoy, the villages are controlled by the terrorists of Ahrar al-Sham and other terror groups.

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