Aid workers rush to evacuate residents as truce extended in battleground Syrian city

  • by: BARBARA SURK , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 10, 2014 - 6:48 PM

BEIRUT — Aid officials rushed to evacuate more women, children and elderly from rebel-held areas that have been blockaded by government troops for more than a year in Syria's third-largest city, Homs, after a U.N.-brokered cease-fire in the city was renewed for three more days Monday.

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