Islamic State withdraws from Yarmouk camp, Nusra remains: residents

April 15, 2015 10:26 AM

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Islamic State withdraws from Yarmouk camp, Nusra remains: residents

AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have largely withdrawn from a Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus after expelling their main rival, several residents and a Palestinian official said on Wednesday.

The pull-out from Yarmouk leaves al Qaeda-linked Nusra as the main group inside the camp.

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