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UN: Security Concerns Prevent Aleppo Evacuations

The United Nations was forced to postpone planned medical evacuations in the eastern part of the ancient city of Aleppo Friday because security assurances were not given by groups fighting in the city. "Medical evacuations of sick and injured could unfortunately not begin this morning as planned because the necessary conditions were not in place," said Jens Laerke, spokesman for the United Nations humanitarian office. Laerke didn’t specify which groups failed to honor the...

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