01:34 GMT06 December 2020
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    Red Crescent ambulances arrived at a Damascus suburb on Monday to transport over 120 wounded militants to Beirut as part of a local ceasefire accord, a source in the Syrian People’s Protection Units told RIA Novosti.

    “Red Crescent ambulances are already in Zabadani to take 123 wounded rebels out to Beirut. From there they will be airlifted to a hospital in Turkey,” the unnamed source said.

    In return, the terrorists agreed to allow the evacuation of hundreds of civilian residents of the long-besieged Shiite villages of Fua and Kefraya in the country’s northwestern Idlib province.

    According to the source, buses and ambulances have already arrived in Fua to evacuate the villagers.

    Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011, with forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad fighting against numerous opposition factions and extremist groups, such as Daesh and al-Nusra Front.

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    villagers, wounded rebels, evacuation, treatment, Syrian Red Crescent, Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), Syria
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