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Syria crisis: Homs Old City evacuation begins

7 February 2014 Last updated at 18:45 GMT

Footage from Syrian state TV appears to show the first buses evacuating civilians from Homs Old City, after Syrian officials and rebels agreed to a temporary truce.

Parts of Homs Old City have been under army siege since June 2012.

Many neighbourhoods lie in ruins and activists say people have survived on little more than olives for weeks.

Jim Muir reports.

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