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Syrian Army secures exit of 1,000 people from Douma

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Units of the Syrian army secured the exit of scores of families from Douma area in Eastern Ghouta who have fled a draconian rule of terrorist organizations in the area.

Nearly 1,000 people, mostly women and children, were evacuated on Saturday from Hawsh al-Fara, Hawsh Nasra and Maida’ani in Douma, according to a police source.

The families were relocated to a temporary housing center in Qudsayya suburb in Damascus western countryside.

This comes two days after the army managed to get 160 citizens out of Douma farms who turned to the army for help, which is part of a sequel of rescue operations the army had carried out to secure besieged families in areas controlled by terrorist organizations.

The fresh arrivals bring to 3000 the number of citizens now residing in the temporary housing center in Qudsayya as consecutive waves of families are continually arriving with the help of the Syrian army.

Takfiri terrorist organizations, among them Jaish al-Islam “Islam Army” and al-Ummah Army which have foreign mercenaries in their ranks are active in Douma area in Eastern Ghouta.

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