Families of wounded Syrian opposition fighters waited for their release at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa last month. Syrian opposition fighters, some on wheelchairs, stretchers or crutches, left the Syrian mountain resort of Zabadani toward the Lebanon border, where they would be flown to Turkey. The evacuation was part of a U.N.-backed truce deal reached in September for two key Syrian battleground areas that will see the transfer of thousands of Shiite and Sunni civilians and fighters from one area to another.
Families of wounded Syrian opposition fighters waited for their release at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa last month. Syrian opposition fighters, some on wheelchairs, stretchers or crutches, left the Syrian mountain resort of Zabadani toward the Lebanon border, where they would be flown to Turkey. The evacuation was part of a U.N.-backed truce deal reached in September for two key Syrian battleground areas that will see the transfer of thousands of Shiite and Sunni civilians and fighters from one area to another. Hassan Ammar The Associated Press file photo
Families of wounded Syrian opposition fighters waited for their release at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa last month. Syrian opposition fighters, some on wheelchairs, stretchers or crutches, left the Syrian mountain resort of Zabadani toward the Lebanon border, where they would be flown to Turkey. The evacuation was part of a U.N.-backed truce deal reached in September for two key Syrian battleground areas that will see the transfer of thousands of Shiite and Sunni civilians and fighters from one area to another. Hassan Ammar The Associated Press file photo

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