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Syrian rebels shell besieged villages in Idlib province - Syrian Observatory

by Reuters
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 13:24 GMT

BEIRUT, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Syrian insurgents fired shells at two Shi'ite-majority villages besieged by the rebels in Idlib province on Wednesday, with initial reports of casualties, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The villages, al-Foua and Kefraya, are those from which Damascus ally Iran is demanding people be evacuated before a ceasefire deal for rebels and civilians to leave opposition-held parts of Aleppo can go ahead. (Reporting by John Davison Editing by Jeremy Gaunt.)

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