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Syrian army evacuates 80% of Palmyra residents

Arab World Materials 12 December 2016 02:47
Syrian government forces managed to evacuate some 80 percent of Palmyra population, the fate of the rest is cause for concerns
Syrian army evacuates 80% of Palmyra residents

Syrian government forces managed to evacuate some 80 percent of Palmyra population, the fate of the rest is cause for concerns, Homs Governor Talal Barazi announced, Sputnik reported.

“Some 80 percent of Palmyra residents have been evacuated, we are concerned with the fate of those who are remaining there,” Barazi said in a statement.

Barazi noted that the Syrian army with allies is regrouping promptly, suggesting that control over Palmyra could be reestablished in the near future.

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