The Russian Defense Ministry reported that a total of 120 militants, accompanied by their family members, have voluntarily left the Syrian city of Darayya, a suburb of Damascus.
A total of 120 militants, accompanied by their family members, have voluntarily left the Syrian city of Darayya, a suburb of Damascus, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday.
“120 militants and their family members (230 persons in total) have left on their own free will the Dareya [Darayya] city. They headed to Idlib inhabited area on buses,” the ministry said in a daily bulletin posted on its website.
The ministry said that evacuation of civilians and militants who have agreed to lay down their arms started in Darayya. The evacuation was performed by 10 buses and 7 ambulance vehicles.
A total of 265 civilians (in general, women, children and old people) have been evacuated from Darayya to the temporary housing area in the Keisua settlement in the Damascus province, according to the ministry.