Cease-Fire in Syrian City of Homs Extended

Hundreds of civilians have been evacuated since the cease-fire began


BEIRUT –  The governor of the central Syrian province of Homs says a cease-fire has been extended for three days as of Thursday.

Gov. Talal Barrazi says that as long as there are people who want to leave rebel-held besieged areas in Homs the truce will be extended.

An official at Barrazi's office said there were no evacuations of Homs on Thursday.