Deep foreboding for Aleppo civilians amid alleged executions

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A child standing amid debris on a street in Aleppo. (file) Photo: OCHA/Romenzi

Reports have emerged from Syria's Aleppo city that dozens of civilians – including women and children – have been executed by pro-government forces as they close in on the last remaining neighbourhoods still held by opposition groups.

The UN Human Rights Office, OHCHR, said that civilians have paid a "brutal price" as the Syrian military and its allies take back the city.

The situation has been described as a "complete meltdown of humanity" by UN Humanitarian Coordinating Agency, OCHA.

Here's Jocelyne Sambira's report.

Duration: 2’06″

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