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The 7-year-old who tweeted from Aleppo was evacuated with her family

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Bana Alabed, the 7-year-old who captured the world's attention by tweeting about life in war-torn Aleppo, Syria, was evacuated with her family. 

Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkey's foreign minister, told CNN that Bana and her family would have a place to resettle in Turkey. 

Ahmad Tarakji, president of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), tweeted Monday that Bana and her family were safely evacuated to the Aleppo countryside. 

Bana's mother, Fatemah, tweeted Sunday, urging Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to help negotiate a ceasefire so her family, and so many others, could get out of the city alive. 

Bana logged updates from Aleppo on Twitter with the help of her mother.

At the end of November, Bana tweeted saying her family's home had been bombed and she was nearly killed.  

Plans to evacuate thousands of civilians along a 2.5-mile escape route were suspended when ceasefire agreements were violated. 

The plans resumed Sunday after a number of buses, which had been deployed for evacuations were set on fire, causing a more than 12-hour delay. 


Here's an update from the International Committee of the Red Cross team on the ground in Aleppo: 

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