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In pictures: On the first day of the ceasefire, civilians walked out to the streets in besieged Aleppo

After months of aggressive and deadly air strikes on besieged Aleppo, the children of Aleppo, along with their parents, walked out to the streets and went to the markets in the city.

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Civilians at the markets of besieged Aleppo on October 19, 2016.

 

The cessation of hostilities agreed with Russia has reduced the activities of both, the Assad-regime and Russian aircraft, offering a temporary opportunity for the civilians to take a breath and spend a peaceful time with their loved ones after months of misery in which they faced several horrific massacres by the air strikes on their homes.

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Civilians at the markets of besieged Aleppo on October 19, 2016.

Aleppo 24 reporters inside besieged Aleppo have taken pictures of civilians as they walked out and moved between the neighborhoods. The markets were noticeably overcrowded, despite the fact that they lack most of food items and other basic needs due to the siege conditions, which have remained the same, as it the ceasefire does not include it.

 

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Despite everything, few hours during this ceasefire has made it possible for life to return to normal in besieged Aleppo. The families took the opportunity to make their children happy, at least for a short period, hoping that the period will be extended.

 

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