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UN: ISIL Advances Could Displace Thousands More in Syria

The U.N.’s humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that tens of thousands more people could be forced to flee Syria if Islamic State militants continue to make territorial gains. Valerie Amos told the U.N. Security Council that during the past two weeks, Islamic State fighters have advanced in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, causing more than 160,000 people to flee to Turkey. She said most of those escaping were women and children who in many instances crossed heavily mined fields to...

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