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Exodus from Ghouta

A girl looks at the camera during evacuations from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus,  March 22. 

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A girl looks at the camera during evacuations from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl looks at the camera during evacuations from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A boy looks through a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy looks through a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy looks through a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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An elderly woman sits in a wheelchair during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

An elderly woman sits in a wheelchair during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

An elderly woman sits in a wheelchair during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A woman holds a child during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A woman holds a child during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A woman holds a child during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A girl looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A girl holds her belongings during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus,  March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl holds her belongings during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl holds her belongings during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 22. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A girl looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. 


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A girl looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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People who fled eastern Ghouta gather as they receive aid from Russian forces at a shelter in Adra, near Damascus, March 20. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

People who fled eastern Ghouta gather as they receive aid from Russian forces at a shelter in Adra, near Damascus, March 20. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

People who fled eastern Ghouta gather as they receive aid from Russian forces at a shelter in Adra, near Damascus, March 20. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A Syrian army soldier distributes aid from Russian forces to civilians who fled eastern Ghouta, at a shelter in Adra near Damascus, March 20. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian army soldier distributes aid from Russian forces to civilians who fled eastern Ghouta, at a shelter in Adra near Damascus, March 20. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian army soldier distributes aid from Russian forces to civilians who fled eastern Ghouta, at a shelter in Adra near Damascus, March 20. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A man reacts as he hugs a child during evacuation in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man reacts as he hugs a child during evacuation in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man reacts as he hugs a child during evacuation in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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People walk with their belongings as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. 


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People walk with their belongings as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

People walk with their belongings as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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An elderly woman sits in a wheelchair in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. 

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An elderly woman sits in a wheelchair in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

An elderly woman sits in a wheelchair in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A child looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A child looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A child looks out of a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 19. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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An injured man is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

An injured man is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

An injured man is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A child sleeps in a bag in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A child sleeps in a bag in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A child sleeps in a bag in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A man holds a child in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man holds a child in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man holds a child in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 15. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A man gestures as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A man gestures as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A man gestures as they flee the rebel-held town of Hammouriyeh, in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A man carries his belongings in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A man carries his belongings in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A man carries his belongings in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, March 15. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Children look through a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 13. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children look through a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 13. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children look through a bus window during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 13. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A boy holds a suitcase during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 13. 

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A boy holds a suitcase during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 13. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy holds a suitcase during evacuation from the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 13. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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