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Truckloads of civilians leave Islamic State enclave in Syria


  • World
  • Friday, 22 Feb 2019

NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) - Trucks loaded with civilians left the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Friday, as U.S.-backed forces waited to inflict final defeat on the surrounded jihadists.

Reporters near the front line at Baghouz saw dozens of trucks driving out with civilians inside them, but it was not clear if more remained in the tiny pocket.

   

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