Russian MoD: At least 2,000 people held by terrorists in Rukban camp in Syria

Moscow, SANA- Terrorist organizations backed and supervised by the US occupation forces are holding thousands of Syrian refugees in Rukban camp, in al-Tanf area in the eastern countryside of Homs, the Russian Ministry of Defense revealed.

 “According to the received intelligence, at least 2,000 people are being held in Rukban camp under tragic conditions,” Deputy head of the Russian Coordination Center in Syria, Rear Admiral Oleg Gurinov, said in a press statement reported by TASS news agency.

He noted that access to the camp “is still impossible for humanitarian organizations as there are no security assurances.”

The Russian military official stated that in the past 24 hours, three persons – two women and a child exited the camp.

“One of the women, who was in grave condition, has been transported to a medical facility in Damascus,” he said.

Bushra Dabin/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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