Geneva  - Up to 16,000 civilians have fled strife-torn parts of eastern Aleppo as the rebels lost all of the northern neighbourhoods of their stronghold, the UN said Tuesday, describing the situation as "chilling".

Turkish Air Force Kills 11 ISIS Terrorists in Aleppo W / X Istanbul 29/11/2016 (MAP) - Turkish Air Force killed 11 ISIS terrorists in airstrikes carried out in Syria’s western Aleppo city on Monday, the military announced on Tuesday. The airstrikes targeted the Baratah, Dana and Zarzur regions as part of Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield that began in late August to clear Syria's northern border area of terrorists, it said in a statement. Two ISIS vehicles were also targeted by armed drones in the region. Separately, Turkish Special Forces' Sgt. 1st Class Halit Topuz, who was wounded during a clash in northern Syria later succumbed to his injures in Turkey's southeastern Gazitantep province Tuesday, the statement added
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