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UNHCR Bracing for Possible Exodus from Syrian Town Into Turkey

The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was making contingency plans for all 400,000 inhabitants of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani to flee into Turkey to escape advancing Islamic State militants. Some 138,000 Syrian Kurdish refugees have entered Turkey in an exodus that began last week, and two border crossing points remain open, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said. "We are preparing for the whole population fleeing into Turkey. The population of Kobani is...

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