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Syria: Syrian flag rises over Nawa after city freed from militant control01:28

Syria: Syrian flag rises over Nawa after city freed from militant control

Syrian Arab Republic, Nawa
August 1, 2018 at 13:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Residents of Nawa in western Daraa took to the streets on Wednesday, to voice their support for government forces, after the city was freed from militant control last month.

Local residents gathered in the city's centre, where they hoisted the Syrian national flag. Some held up portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while others chanted and clapped.

On July 18, militants surrendered to the Syrian government after reaching a reconciliation deal, under which they would hand over heavy weaponry and give up the hills around the city.

Syria: Syrian flag rises over Nawa after city freed from militant control01:28
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Residents of Nawa in western Daraa took to the streets on Wednesday, to voice their support for government forces, after the city was freed from militant control last month.

Local residents gathered in the city's centre, where they hoisted the Syrian national flag. Some held up portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while others chanted and clapped.

On July 18, militants surrendered to the Syrian government after reaching a reconciliation deal, under which they would hand over heavy weaponry and give up the hills around the city.

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