In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian opposition fighters and their families gather at a square surrounded by damaged buildings, as they prepare to evacuate Zabadani town, Syria, Monday, Dec. 28, 2015. (SANA via AP)
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Syrian rebels shelled two Shiite villages in the northwest of the country on Tuesday, killing at least one person, residents said, a day after pro-government fighters and civilians left the area for Turkey under a local ceasefire agreement.Under the U.N.-backed agreement more than 300 pro-government fighters and civilians in the two villages, which are surrounded by rebel-held territory, were evacuated to neighboring Turkey on Monday.Both pro-government forces and rebels have previously violated the ceasefire around al Foua and Kefraya.
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