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Syrian besieged towns fully evacuated

Damascus, All locals of two Shia-majority Syrian towns, al-Fouaa and Kefraya, were evacuated from the terrorist-held parts of Idlib Province, Syrian local sources said.

Some 7,000 people living in the besieged towns left Idlib on 121 buses, accompanied by a number of ambulances following a prisoners swap.

They left the province from Tallet al-Eis corridor in southern countryside of Aleppo.

The Syrian government and terrorist groups agreed to exchange some 6,900 locals of the two towns with 1,500 prisoners from various terrorist groups.

Al-Fouaa and Kefraya have been besieged since 2015.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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