A damaged military vehicle is seen at the city of Douma in Damascus, Syria, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Insurgents in the last area outside Syrian government control near Damascus agreed Friday to withdraw, but the army's bombardment continued pending a full surrender deal, state media and a war monitor reported.Under the deal, Daesh (ISIS) fighters, who control part of the enclave, will leave for territory the group controls in eastern Syria, while other factions leave for opposition territory in the north, state media reported.State television said the military campaign was continuing because insurgents had not agreed to all details of the surrender.Yarmouk was the biggest camp for Palestinian refugees in Syria before the war. Militant shelling of an adjoining neighborhood injured five people, Damascus police were cited as saying early on Friday by state television.Thousands of civilians, including the fighters' families, are expected to leave with them for northern Syria before the areas come back under Assad's rule under deals similar to others carried out across the country as government forces advance.
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