'ISIS away from south Damascus'

'ISIS away from south Damascus'

World December 24, 2015 17:56

- Family of fighters from Islamic State (ISIS) and wounded jihadists be evacuated according to a UN plan in suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus. They are given free rein and can later from the southern districts Yarmouk and Al-Hajar al-Aswad go to Raqqa. The observers reported a Syrian human rights organization Thursday.

Raqqa, approximately 375 kilometers northeast of Damascus, is the headquarters of the Sunni extremists of ISIS. Who in the chaotic civil war maintained a stronghold in the south of the capital, just three kilometers from the centers of government in the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

The departure of the jihadists family and wounded during a truce would mean that ISIS will soon disappear entirely from Damascus, said observers. The Syrian Minister of Reconciliation, Ali Haidar, confirmed Thursday only that is working on the departure of the jihadists in Yarmouk. Recent were rebels and their families after mediation withdraw from the city of Homs. The UN hoped eventually everywhere to arrange a cease-fire.

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