April 10, 2018 / 4:06 PM / 2 months ago

Russia says some 2,000 rebels left Syria's Douma - agencies

MOSCOW, April 10 (Reuters) - Around 2,000 rebels and members of their families left the Syrian town of Douma on Tuesday, and about 4,000 more are also ready to leave it, the Interfax news agency reported, citing the Russian military.

RIA news agency also cited Major-General Yuri Yevtushenko, head of the Russian peace and reconciliation centre in Syria, as saying that there had been no military operations in Douma for several days. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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