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34 abducted persons, who were held by terrorists in Barzeh, released

Damascus - A military source affirmed on Thursday that a number of abducted citizens, who were held by Takfiri terrorist groups in Barzeh region in Damascus, were released.

34 kidnapped citizens, among them two women, who were detained by terrorist groups have been released, the source said, adding that the duration of the abduction ranged between 6 months to 3 years.

It affirmed that initial medical tests proved the safety of the released; pointing out that they were subjected to body hurts due to harm torture they have suffered from by terrorist groups.

The phases of settlement in Barzeh were completed on Tuesday as the last batch of gunmen and some of their family members left the region.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency