Russia Announces Eight-hour Aleppo Ceasefire

Moscow, – Russia has announced a humanitarian pause to be introduced for eight hours on October 20 in Aleppo, mainly for the free passage of civilians, evacuation of the sick and wounded and withdrawal of fighters, media reports said.

The ceasefire would run from 8am to 4pm local time in the area of Aleppo, senior Russian military officer Sergei Rudskoi said, adding that Russian and Syrian forces would briefly halt fire in Aleppo on Thursday.

Source: Qatar News Agency