BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:55 P.M.) – The militants of Saraya Ahl Sham have begun leaving the ‘Arsal Barrens after a turbulent 48 hours, which included their leadership stalling the evacuation.
According to the National News Agency of Lebanon, some 400 fighters began leaving the Wadi Hmeid area of ‘Arsal for the eastern slopes of the Qalamoun Mountains in Syria.
“The Lebanese Security Forces began Sunday the implementation for departing 400 armed terrorists from Saraya Ahl Sham with their families,” News Agency (NNA) Correspondent said on Sunday.
NNA added that the fighters would leave Arsal heading for Ruhaiba in Syria with their light weapons.
It is to note that, Lebanese Red Cross will also accompany Saraya Ahl-Sham to the Lebanese-Syrian border.