Syrian refugees flood into Jordan's first official camp

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Jordan has opened its first official refugee camp for people trying to escape the fighting across the border in Syria.

Civilians are leaving Syria's largest city, Aleppo, after anti-government rebels there came under sustained attack from President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

Foreign Minister Nasir Judah told the BBC's Lyse Doucet that Jordan welcomed the big numbers of Syrian refugees, but the country's limited resources were feeling the strain.

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