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Published: Sunday February 9, 2014 MYT 11:55:01 PM
Updated: Sunday February 9, 2014 MYT 11:55:52 PM

Syria says 500 civilians evacuated from central Homs

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Aid teams evacuated more than 500 civilians from the besieged rebel centre of Homs on Sunday and delivered humanitarian aid to people who remain in the Syrian city, a local official said.

Homs governor Talal al-Barazi, speaking to Al Mayadeen television outside the city, said the operation to bring people out of Homs was continuing.

(Reporting by Dominic Evans; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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