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Last Syrian rebels in Homs hub start to exit

Each fighter can take light weapons; each busload allowed a grenade launcher

Posted: May 8, 2014 at 5:58 a.m.

The last remaining insurgent fighters in the Old City of Homs in central Syria began evacuating Wednesday, anti-government activists and state media said, under a deal that would hand the district to the military after two years of blockades and bombardments.

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