Rami Ruhayem
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Food parcels halted after fighting in Yarmouk refuge camp

Fresh fighting has been reported on the edge of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, south of Damascus.

Thousands of civilians are trapped in Yarmouk, which has been under siege for eight months and has seen severe food shortages.

A fragile truce, between rebels and Palestinian militants loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, broke down inside the camp on Sunday,

The BBC's Rami Ruhayem says distribution of food parcels has been halted because of the fighting.

  • 05 Mar 2014
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