Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of a destroyed building following air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of Aleppo on Monday, ahead of a ceasefire announced by Russia. Photo: AFP Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of a destroyed building following air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of Aleppo on Monday, ahead of a ceasefire announced by Russia. Photo: AFP
Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of a destroyed building following air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of Aleppo on Monday, ahead of a ceasefire announced by Russia. Photo: AFP

Russia halts Aleppo air strikes in ‘goodwill gesture’ ahead of eight-hour truce

Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of a destroyed building following air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of Aleppo on Monday, ahead of a ceasefire announced by Russia. Photo: AFP Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of a destroyed building following air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of Aleppo on Monday, ahead of a ceasefire announced by Russia. Photo: AFP
Members of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of a destroyed building following air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of Aleppo on Monday, ahead of a ceasefire announced by Russia. Photo: AFP
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