Operation to Withdraw First Group of Militants From Syrian Homs Completed
18:16 18.03.2017(updated 18:26 18.03.2017)
A total of 300 militants and 1,065 civilians, who are members of their families, left the al-Waer neighborhood of the Syria city of Homs, according to Homs Governor Talal Barazi.
DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – The operation aimed at withdrawing the first group of militants and members of their families from the al-Waer neighborhood of the Syria city of Homs has been completed, Homs Governor Talal Barazi told Sputnik on Saturday.
"The operation was absolutely successful. A total of 300 militants and 1,065 civilians, who are members of their families, left al-Waer," Barazi said.
He added that the process of full withdrawal of armed opposition from al-Waer would take six weeks.
"We will withdraw a certain number of militants each week – until the normal life returns to this neighborhood," Barazi added.
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