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Thousands flee Syria amid Russian-backed offensive on Aleppo

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - 00:57

Mass exodus to Turkey following Syrian gains and heavy Russian bombardment on Aleppo. Rough Cut-subtitled (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - SUBTITLED (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Along the Bab al-Salam crossing on the Turkish border, thousands of Syrian refugees are fleeing an intensifying Russian assault on the strategic city of Aleppo. Rebel-held parts of Aleppo could soon fall under a full government siege, as Russia's intervention has tipped the war President Bashar al-Assad's way. The city is at the center of what appears to be one of the most determined offensives by Damascus, with Russian aid, in five years of civil war. But for those caught in the middle of the fighting, they have nowhere to go but out.

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Thousands flee Syria amid Russian-backed offensive on Aleppo

Saturday, February 06, 2016 - 00:57