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Syria to open exit corridors out of Aleppo

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>> Coalition forces attacking a suspected Islamic State vehicle in Syria. The blast detonating just outside the city of Manbij. Farther south, pro-government forces are tightening their grip on Aleppo. State TV showing the army bombarding the last remaining supply route into rebel held districts in the east. Syrian forces backed by air strikes from Russian jets also taking more ground on the northern edge of the city.
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large scale humanitarian operation announced on Thursday, Russia and the Syrian military to open three humanitarian corridors in the east to allow civilians to escape. A quarter of a million people still live there. They've been under siege since the army and allied militia cut off the road in early July.
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e army dropping thousands of leaflets over opposition hill districts outlining the safe exits points and urging fighters to surrender. The Russian defense minister announcing plans for a fourth corridor for militants in the north, too.>>
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> President Bashar al Assad offering amnesty for rebels who surrender within three months.