Douma hostages reunite with families after years in captivity – VIDEO

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DUMA, Syria – Hostages who had spent five years under the captivity of the militant group Jaish al-Islam were evacuated from the Syrian city of Douma to the al-Fayhaa Sports Complex in Damascus on Monday.

They reached the sports complex via the Al-Wafedeen checkpoint in the northern portion of the East Ghouta pocket.

The evacuation took place a day after the Syrian government and Jaish al-Islam reached a new agreement on the ceasefire.

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As part of the deal there is disarmament of the terrorist group group and the resumption of the operation to withdraw jihadists from Douma.

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