DAMASCUS, SYRIA (6:10 P.M.) – On Friday, Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) command and leaders of militant groups in Tishreen suburb in eastern Damascus countryside reached a new evacuation deal.
Under the terms of the agreement, militants and their families are to be transferred to northern regions of Syria. According to sources, first batch of evacuees is set to depart on Saturday and will consist of injured rebels and members of their families.
This comes as the second batch of evacuees are about to be transferred to Idlib province today from another Damascus suburb, Barzeh. This group consists of a total of 664 people, including 103 militants.
Sources added, that evacuation from Qaboun district will commence right upon completing transfer of people from Tishreen.