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Evacuation from Syrian city of Homs delayed; cease-fire still holding
Syrian activists say that planned evacuations of fighters from rebel-held parts of Homs have been delayed, but a ceasefire in the battered central city is still holding.

 

Local activist Samer al-Homsi says it's not clear why the delays are occurring. He and other activists say rebels were meant to begin to leave on Saturday.

 

On Friday, fighters in rebel-held parts of Homs, Syria's third largest city, agreed to surrender the territory in exchange for safe passage to other opposition-held areas. The agreement began with a ceasefire on Friday.