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Russia says over 20,000 people have left Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Sunday: Interfax

Reuters , Sunday 18 Mar 2018
Hamouria, eastern Ghouta,
File Photo: Syrian civilians carry their belongings as they flee from fighting between Syrian government forces and rebels in Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, on Thursday, March. 15, 2018 (Photo: AP)
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More than 20,000 people have left Syria's Eastern Ghouta via the town of Hammouriyeh so far on Sunday, the Interfax news agency reported, citing the Centre for Reconciliation in Syria, a body run by Russia's defence ministry.

Since humanitarian corridors were set up in the area, more than 68,000 people have left the Eastern Ghouta, the centre said.

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