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During Lull in Kurdish-Syrian Clashes, Scores Flee Hassakeh

Residents of the northeastern Syrian city of Hassakeh took advantage on Friday of a lull in the fighting between Kurdish forces and Syrian government troops to flee to safer areas nearby, after fighting intensified the previous day with government warplanes bombing Kurdish-controlled positions in the city for the first time, activists and others said. Shortly afterward, clashes broke out anew, a Kurdish official said. The fighting between the Kurdish troops and government forces could...

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