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Elderly Pakistani couple quit Syria’s embattled Ghouta

DAMASCUS: An elderly Pakistani man and his wife have fled Syria's embattled Eastern Ghouta, it emerged Thursday, the only known civilians to have left since a "humanitarian pause" took effect. The rebel enclave outside Damascus has seen some of the worst bombardment and fighting of the Syrian civil war since Russia-backed government forces launched an assault on February 18. Mohammad Fazl Akram, 73, and his wife Sughran Bibi, 10 years younger, were evacuated on Wednesday afternoon, a medical source with the Syrian Red…