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Around 66,000 people were displaced as result of intense fighting in the northern part of Syria that is engulfed in a civil war, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Sunday in a statement.
Axar.az reports that, Al-Bab, which had been under control of the Daesh terror group, outlawed in Russia, was taken by the Syrian opposition forces supported by Turkey as part of the Euphrates Shield operation in late February.
“A total of almost 66,000 people were displaced in recent fighting. This includes nearly 40,000 people from Al-Bab city and nearby Tadef town, as well as, 26,000 people from communities to the east of al-Bab city,” the statement said.
2017.03.05 / 13:38