Bana Alabed, seven-year-old tweeting from Aleppo, goes quiet

Source: BBC

A seven-year-old girl whose tweets from besieged eastern Aleppo drew worldwide attention has disappeared from the social network amid an army offensive.

Tweeting in English with the help of her mother, a teacher, Bana Alabed painted a picture of life in the city.

But the account was deleted on Sunday, as troops pushed into the city’s east.

The final tweet, by her mother, read: “We are sure the army is capturing us now. We will see each other another day dear world. Bye. – Fatemah”.

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