Civilians and fighters began Friday morning evacuating four towns besieged by rebels and government forces under a deal brokered by Qatar and Iran, an AFP correspondent and local source told AFP.
An AFP correspondent in rebel-held Rashidin, west of Aleppo city, said at least 80 buses arrived in the region from government-held Fuaa and Kafraya in Idlib province . A rebel source in Idlib told AFP "the implementation of the deal started in the morning".
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights confirmed the beginning of the evacuation.
Buses carrying people from government-held Fuaa and Kafraya arrive in rebel-held Rashidin, west of the Syrian Aleppo city as part of an evacuation deal, on April 14, 2017