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Syria hails full Ghouta recapture

RUBBLE:The Syrian army said the massive assault first launched on Feb. 18 — a series of bombardments killing about 1,700 civilians — has ‘fully cleansed’ the area of rebels

AFP, DAMASCUS

Thousands of civilians who fled the offensive have already returned to areas previously retaken by the army and allied forces.

A large number of eastern Ghouta residents were bussed to the northern province of Idlib, which is largely outside government control and hosts several extremist and other rebel groups.

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