Little Girl Who Live-Tweeted From Aleppo Has Been Rescued
Bana Alabed, the little girl who live-tweeted her experiences from inside Aleppo as it was bombed and ravaged, has been rescued.
Less than a week ago, she was Skyping with a CNN reporter and talking about her uncertain fate. Her tweets, which were co-authored by her mother, often included pleading messages to the outside world. When she wasn’t begging to be rescued, she was openly wondering if she was living her final moments.
Please save us now. – Bana #Aleppo
— Bana Alabed (@AlabedBana) December 16, 2016
My name is Bana, I’m 7 years old. I am talking to the world now live from East #Aleppo. This is my last moment to either live or die. – Bana
— Bana Alabed (@AlabedBana) December 13, 2016
According to the Guardian, a Turkish NGO tweeted today that she and her family were among those who were taken from the city.
— İHH (@ihhinsaniyardim) December 19, 2016
There have been attempts at ceasefires as the bombing of the Syrian city has increased in frequency.
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