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Kurds: Turkey Shelling Closes Schools for 40,000 Students in Northern Syria

Kurds in northern Syria say Turkish bombings have barred more than 40,000 students from education as local officials in Afrin shut down schools following airstrikes in the city's countryside. "We regrettably have decided to halt the second term of the school year due to the attacks on Afrin," Salaw Hamosharo, the spokeswoman of the Afrin Education Commission, told VOA. "Over 300 primary, secondary and high schools have been closed down," she added. The...

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