UN voices fear that hundreds missing after fleeing east Aleppo

Syrian residents fleeing the violence gather at a checkpoint in the Maysaloun neighbourhood of Aleppo, on December 8, 2016 (AFP Photo/Youssef Karwashan)
The UN human rights office voiced concern Friday that hundreds of men may have gone missing after fleeing eastern Aleppo into government-controlled parts of the city.
"While it\’s very difficult to establish the facts in such a fluid and dangerous situation, we have received very worrying allegations that hundreds of men have gone missing after crossing into government-controlled areas," rights office spokesman Rupert Colville told reporters in Geneva.

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