Syria rebels begin evacuating penultimate Ghouta zone: State media

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Damascus, Syria Published: Mar 24, 2018, 05:46 PM(IST)

Syrian regime forces buses are seen at the entrance of Harasta in Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus on March 24. Photograph:( AFP )

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Syrian rebels began evacuating a second part of Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Saturday, state media said, in the latest such deal this week for the former opposition bastion

Syrian rebels began evacuating a second part of Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Saturday, state media said, in the latest such deal this week for the former opposition bastion. 

"Several buses carrying 500 fighters and their families have reached the Arbin crossing, in preparation for their departure from Ghouta," state news agency SANA reported. 

Once more buses gather at the Arbin crossing, the full convoy is expected to cross to opposition zones in northern Syria. 
 

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