About 1,000 Syrians, including a defecting brigadier-general, have fled to Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape intensifying violence in their country, a Turkish official said on Friday. The latest group brought the number of Syrian refugees in Turkey to 45,500, up from 44,000 at the end of July, said...
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Fierce fighting has prompted 45 000 Syrian to flee to Turkey, according to the Turkish government, cited in local media agencies. Seventeen months of violence has killed at least 20,000 people in a conflict that has snowballed into a civil war.
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