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Syrian Christians Evacuated From War Torn City of Homs

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Destruction in Bab Dreeb area in Homs, Syria. Photo: wiki commons.

Washington Post/AP – A priest in Syria says the first group of Christians has been evacuated from the besieged city of Homs after a deal between the Syrian army and rebels.

Maximos al-Jamal, a Greek Orthodox priest who has been involved in the plight of Syrian Christians, said on Wednesday that 63 people were evacuated over the past 24 hours.

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