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Homs evacuation suspended for day over 'logistics': governor
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A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on February 9, 2014, shows Talal Barazi (R), the governor of Homs, welcoming civilians after being evacuated from the besieged district of the central Syrian city of Homs. AFP PHOTO / HO / SANA
A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on February 9, 2014, shows Talal Barazi (R), the governor of Homs, welcoming civilians after being evacuated from the besieged district of the central Syrian city of Homs. AFP PHOTO / HO / SANA
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DAMASCUS: An operation to evacuate civilians from besieged rebel-held areas of Syria's third city Homs was suspended for a day on Tuesday because of "logistical problems," the provincial governor told AFP.

"Today, operations didn't take place for logistical and technical reasons," Homs governor Talal Barazi said, without elaborating.

"The evacuation of civilians and delivery of food aid will continue tomorrow (Wednesday) morning," he added.

 
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An operation to evacuate civilians from besieged rebel-held areas of Syria's third city Homs was suspended for a day on Tuesday because of "logistical problems," the provincial governor told AFP.
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