Syrians in 3 Towns Evacuate Under Rare Deal

December 28, 2015 9:25 AM

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Syrians in 3 Towns Evacuate Under Rare Deal

A human rights monitor says the evacuation of fighters and civilians is under say in three Syrian towns after a U.N.-backed humanitarian deal was reached between the government and rebels.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 100 fighters in Zabadani, the last rebel bastion on Syria's border with Lebanon, are headed to Lebanon and Turkey before they will be returned to other parts of Syria. The monitor says more than 300 civilians and fighters are leavi...

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