Third Rebel Convoy Leaves Al-Waer Under Government Evacuation Deal

A third convoy of rebel fighters and their families began leaving al-Waer neighborhood in Homs on Saturday, April 1, as part of a deal that the Syrian government claims will help end fighting in the area, according to Homs Media Center.

The same source said that 1,458 people were leaving for the rebel-held area of Idlib in Aleppo.

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported. the convoy, citing local sources.

The agreement, reached on Monday, March 13, came after a month of escalated shelling of the neighborhood by pro-regime forces. Credit: YouTube/Smart News Agency via Storyful