U.N. fears for hundreds of thousands if Syria troops encircle Aleppo




 
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U.N. fears for hundreds of thousands if Syria troops encircle Aleppo
 
February 9th, 2016  
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U.N. fears for hundreds of thousands if Syria troops encircle Aleppo
By Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of Aleppo, the United Nations said on Tuesday, warning of a massive new flight of refugees. Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air strikes and Iranian and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters, have launched a major offensive in the countryside around Aleppo, which has been divided between government and rebel control for years. ...




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