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Partial Evacuations from Yarmouk Camp

Under a deal struck between armed opposition groups and the Syrian regime on Apr. 29, FSA fighters and their dependents were allowed to depart from parts of the Yarmouk refugee camp near capital Damascus

A fourth convoy of buses carrying members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and their families reached Syria’s Idlib province on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency correspondents on the ground.

Under a deal struck between armed opposition groups and the Syrian regime on April 29, FSA fighters and their dependents were allowed to depart from parts of the Yarmouk refugee camp near capital Damascus.

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The convoy of 61 buses carrying 1,757 FSA members and their families were accompanied by two ambulances.

The total number of people evacuated from the area so far currently stands at 6,700. Under the terms of the agreement, as many as 17,000 people are eventually expected to be evacuated from the Yarmouk camp.

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