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Syria: Militants evacuated from Wadi Barada following valley's recapture by SAA01:03

Syria: Militants evacuated from Wadi Barada following valley's recapture by SAA

Syrian Arab Republic, Ain al-Fijah
January 30, 2017 at 12:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

Militants were evacuated from the Wadi Barada village of Ain al-Fijah, Monday, after the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) command announced the full recapture of the area, which acts as the main water source for the Syrian capital Damascus.

The evacuation followed a deal that was struck between opposition forces and the Syrian government on Saturday. The militants and their family members were evacuated to Idilb.

On Sunday, the SAA recaptured a key water facility in Ain al-Fijah. Engineers are scheduled to arrive in the town this week to carry out repairs on the structure, which was damaged during fighting between the Syrian Army and militants.

Syria: Militants evacuated from Wadi Barada following valley's recapture by SAA01:03
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Militants were evacuated from the Wadi Barada village of Ain al-Fijah, Monday, after the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) command announced the full recapture of the area, which acts as the main water source for the Syrian capital Damascus.

The evacuation followed a deal that was struck between opposition forces and the Syrian government on Saturday. The militants and their family members were evacuated to Idilb.

On Sunday, the SAA recaptured a key water facility in Ain al-Fijah. Engineers are scheduled to arrive in the town this week to carry out repairs on the structure, which was damaged during fighting between the Syrian Army and militants.

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