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Civilians trapped by fighting in Homs

On Friday, the Red Cross andthe Syrian Red Crescent are scheduled to deliver aid and evacuate the injured from Bab Amr, an opposition stronghold in Homs. Free Syrian Army fighters retreated from the area Thursday, but an estimated 4,000 civilians are still trapped there.

Civilians trappedby fighting in Homs
Sources: International Committee of the Red Cross; syriamap.wordpress.com; State Department. Laris Karklis and Bill Webster/The Washington Post. Published on March 1, 2012, 8:14 p.m.
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