Motilal Oswal
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Hundreds of jihadists surrender in eastern Syria enclave

Updated : March 06, 2019 11:18 AM IST

Hundreds of Islamic State militants have surrendered as they left the group's last enclave in eastern Syria amid more than 6,500 people, mostly civilians, who were evacuated in the last 24 hours, a spokesman for the US-backed Syrian force battling the jihadists said on Tuesday.

A woman stands with her belongings near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A woman stands with her belongings near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A general view of people walking near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A general view of people walking near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sits on a vehicle near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sits on a vehicle near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Women stand in line to receive aid near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Women stand in line to receive aid near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Boys stand in line to receive aid. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Boys stand in line to receive aid. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Boys pray together near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Boys pray together near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Civilians walk together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
Civilians walk together near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A boy looks at the camera near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A boy looks at the camera near Baghouz. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A girl walks with her belongings near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A girl walks with her belongings near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A girl walks as she holds a child near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
A girl walks as she holds a child near Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province. (REUTERS/ Rodi Said)
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