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Syrian aid workers evacuate 11 more from Homs

BEIRUT - An official with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent says aid workers have evacuated more people, mostly Christians, from the besieged central city of Homs.

 

Khaled Erksoussi, head of operations for the Red Crescent, said Thursday that 11 people left the day before from rebel-held districts in Old Homs that have been under government blockade for more than a year. Government and rebel fighters are battling for control of Homs, Syria's third largest city. (AP)