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Young girl shows devastation in eastern Aleppo

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>> I am this so bad.>> This is Bana Alabad, seven years old, she lives in a war zone. With the help of her mother, she's been tweeting about life from the Syrian city, Aleppo, under the constant bombardment from Syrian and Russian war planes and living under a government-imposed siege.
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They hope to shed light on the suffering of civilians in the rebel-held east.>> Please stop bombing.>> The area has been described as a living hell by the UN's humanitarian chief. Armed opposition groups battling for survival have agreed to a UN plan for aid delivery and medical evacuations.
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They're still waiting for a green light from the Syrian and Russian governments. Some 275,000 people are trapped in east Aleppo, it's been weeks since food rations were last delivered. The UN are calling the delivery a complex and dangerous operation, and if it doesn't happen plan B is that people will starve.