Residents rest by a fire in the besieged area of Homs February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya
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Another 60 boys and men who were being held by Syria's authorities after their evacuation from besieged Homs have been released, governor Talal Barazi told AFP Monday.The detainees, aged from 15 to 55 years, were among some 1,400 people evacuated from rebel-held districts in the heart of Syria's third city after a year and a half under a choking army siege. According to figures provided by the governor, the latest releases bring to 330 the number of males so far freed by the authorities.
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