Members of the Syrian Red Crescent carrying a wounded man into an ambulance in the border town of Zabadani before the departure of a convoy to Lebanon.
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Residents of the Syrian border town of Zabadani and surrounding areas are feeding on grass and tree leaves amid a tightening siege laid down by the Syrian army and Hezbollah, activists from the towns said.Under the fourth and final phase, all fighters will leave Zabadani in return for all civilians evacuating Kufreya and Al-Foua.A.H., another activist from Madaya, said that residents of the town were suffering from a "real food disaster". A number of activists appealed via social media to international and Arab organizations to work swiftly on helping residents of the towns through pressing for lifting the siege and sending food supplies.In July, Hezbollah launched an operation to drive Syrian rebels out of Zabadani.
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