Rebels and civilians leave Darayya, Syria
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Evacuation of Syrian city Darayya begins

The rebel-held city of Darayya near Damascus is being evacuated by government forces after the last rebel fighters agreed to hand over their weapons and leave.

Darayya was among the first cities to report protests against President Bashar al-Assad's government.

The city has been besieged without food aid for 4 years. Only 8,000 people remain in what used to be home for more than 170,000 people.

Produced by: Assaf Aboud, Dina Demrdash

Filmed by: Wissam Abdo

  • 26 Aug 2016
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