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Al-Nusra agrees to hand over Yarmouk to Palestinian control

Arab World Materials 10 February 2014 09:18
Al-Nusra agrees to hand over Yarmouk to Palestinian control
Al-Nusra agrees to hand over Yarmouk to Palestinian control

The Al-Nusra Front Sunday has agreed to hand over its position of the Yarmouk refugee camp, long under blockade by the Syrian regime, to Palestinian armed groups Anadoly Agency reported.

Local activist Rami el Sayed from the Yarmouk camp, in the southern Damascus capital of Syria, told the Anadolu Agency that a commission would enter into the camp to dispose of the mines before the Palestinian refugees return.

The UN has been trying to deliver humanitarian aid on a daily basis to the 18,000 Palestinians in Yarmouk. However, 100 people in the Yarmouk refugee camp have died of hunger due to lack of aid access.

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