Thousands Evacuated From Aleppo as UN Votes to Monitor the Area

Thousands Evacuated From Aleppo as UN Votes to Monitor the AreaBuses drove thousands of residents out of the last rebel-held enclave of eastern Aleppo today as the United Nations Security Council unanimously voted to monitor the evacuations, which resumed after a breakdown. About 7,000 people have been bused out of the besieged area to the western countryside since Sunday night, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria. Earlier today, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that close to 14,000 people, including more than 4,000 fighters, have left rebel-held Aleppo since Thursday.

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