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Syria army captures key Ghouta town as rebels withdraw

Syria’s army captures the key town of Hammuriyeh in a southern pocket of Eastern Ghouta, a monitor says, after rebels pulled back and thousands of residents fled.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Hammuriyeh fell to regime forces after Islamist rebels from Faylaq al-Rahman withdrew.

— AFP

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