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#TweetSheet: Syrian Crisis Continues


Civilians leave the the besieged district of the central Syrian city of Homs ahead of being evacuated by United Nations (UN) staff to a safer location, on February 9, 2014. Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs, as Syria's regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce. AFP PHOTO / BASSEL TAWIL (Photo credit should read BASSEL TAWIL/AFP/Getty Images) AFP/Getty Images

Humanitarian organizations were struck by gunfire this weekend as they attempted to evacuate citizens from the Syrian city of Homs during a three-day ceasefire. The ceasefire has been extended by 72 hours, but the attack has raised concerns about the safety of aid workers.