Over 2,000 gunmen and their family members have left al-Wa’er district in Homs for the militant-held regions in the Northwestern province of Idlib.
In the 7th phase of the evacuation deal in al-Wa’er which is supervised by the Syrian Red Crescent and security and police authorities, a sum of 2,041 people, including 460 militants, left the district for Idlib on 52 buses.
The last phase of the evacuation plan in al-Wa’er district will be implemented mid May.
Local sources confirmed on Sunday that a sum of 350 gunmen and their family members have left al-Wa’er district for the militant-held regions in Idlib within the framework of the 7th phase of the evacuation deal in the district.
The sources said that 100 gunmen, mainly from Ahrar al-Sham and Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board), and 250 of their family members left al-Wa’er district for Idlib on 8 buses under the supervision of the Russian monitoring troops.
Also, Homs Governor General Talal al-Barazi said that 1,800 people, including 400 gunmen, are to leave al-Wa’er for Idlib in the seventh phase of the evacuation deal.