Aleppo: Trapped Syrians say goodbye on social media
13 December 2016 Last updated at 19:41 GMT
A deal has now been agreed for Syrian rebel fighters to leave enclaves they still hold in eastern parts of the city, according to Russia's ambassador to the UN.
But it is not clear if the deal applies to civilians. Residents trapped in Aleppo have been posting harrowing video messages on social media with what they believed were their final goodbyes.
Produced by Suniti Singh and Mohamed El Aassar