Over 30,000 people returned to the town of Da’el in the southern province of Daraa after Syrian forces had restured security in the town, the country’s state-run news agency SANA reports.
According to the SANA, the population of Da’el fell to 20,000 while the town was in the hands of militants. With the return of nearly 30,000 people, the number grew up to about 50,000.
According to the Russian Reconciliation Center for the Opposing Sides, 27 communities in the southern de-escalation zone in the provinces of Quneitra, As-Suwayda and Daraa have willfully joined the ceasefire and sided with the Syrian government over the past week.
Menawhile, Russian military medics are treating residents in the community of Umm-al-Tiur in the province of Hama.
“The people in the specified community may be endemic to typhoid and viral hepatitis A. Civilians are being treated with typhoid and Hepatitis A vaccines. Initially, we worked with the administration and the mayor. They conducted an outreach campaign, people addressed when needed and the vaccination was carried out,” Russian military medic Vyacheslav Bolshakov told media, according to TASS.
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