Damascus region governor says water will be restored soon

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Posted: Jan 13, 2017 9:36 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Engineers have entered a damaged rebel-held water pumping station and supplies will soon be restored to the Syrian capital, the governor of Damascus Countryside Province said on state television on Friday.

The engineers had entered the facilities at Ain al-Fija in the Wadi Barada area by agreement with the rebels, the governor said on Ikhbariya channel.

(Reporting By Angus McDowall; Editing by Angus MacSwan)