December 18, 2016 / 11:46 AM / 9 months ago

Evacuation vehicles arrive at besieged Syrian villages - al-Manar TV

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Buses and Red Crescent vehicles arrived at the entrance to the besieged Syrian villages of al-Foua and Kefraya, Lebanese group Hezbollah’s al-Manar television said on Sunday.

An evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo stalled this week because of demands from pro-government forces that a group of people needing medical treatment also be allowed to leave al-Foua and Kefraya, which are besieged by insurgents.

Reporting by Lisa Barrington; editing by John Stonestreet

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