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Syria civil war: Civilians 'starving to death' in besieged towns

The situation in three besieged towns in Syria is "extremely dire", the International Committee of the Red Cross has warned.

Activists say civilians have died because of a lack of food and medicine in rebel-controlled Madaya, near Damascus, or have died trying to escape.

Jim Muir reports.

Update 11 January 2016: This video has been edited to remove some archive footage that was thought to be from Madaya but is now believed to come from another location

  • 07 Jan 2016
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