According to pro-government sources, on Friday and on Satuday, the last two batches of militants and civilians (who want to leave) are leaving Al-Waer district in the northern part of the city of Homs.
2500 civilians, including 600 militants, will leave to the town of Garables in northen Aleppo and the entire district will be handed over to Syrian Arab Army (SAA).
The first batch of militants and civilians left on Friday, and according to pro-government sources, the Russian military police entered the seventh and eighth streets in Al-Waer and bulldozers began removing barricades, fortifications and barriers that blocked the streets and entrances to the district.
On Satuday, when the SAA enters al-Waer, the entire Homs city will be under the control of the Syrian government. Al-Waer district was the last district under the control of militants from Ahrar al-Sham, the Free Syrian Army and Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS).
The district was used as a base to launch terrorist attacks on civilians and the SAA in Homs city during the past years. For example, a suicide attack on the Akrama al-Makhzoumi primary school killed over 40 children in October 2014.