Russia says civilians in Syria's Ghouta are asking to be evacuated

By REUTERS
March 1, 2018 10:07
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MOSCOW - The Russian military said on Thursday that civilians in Syria's rebel-held eastern Ghouta had made numerous requests to be evacuated, the TASS news agency reported, citing Russian Major-General Vladimir Zolotukhin speaking to reporters in Damascus.

TASS cited Zolotukhin as saying that rebels were continuing to shell the evacuation corridor from eastern Ghouta.


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