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US: Syria creating humanitarian crisis ‎

The United States says an ongoing military offensive in northern Syria has created a "humanitarian crisis".

The comments come as two camps on Turkey's border with Syria are overflowing with Syrian refugees fleeing the crackdown on protests.

The United Nations says the situation is becoming critical. A spokesman said medical supplies were urgently needed, as many of the refugees are wounded.

Will Grant reports.

  • 12 Jun 2011
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