Families flee their homes in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following reported air raids by pro-regime fighter jets, on February 16, 2014
Families flee their homes in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following reported air raids by pro-regime fighter jets, on February 16, 2014 © Mohammed Al-Khatieb - Mohammed Al-Khatieb/AFP/File
Families flee their homes in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following reported air raids by pro-regime fighter jets, on February 16, 2014
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Last updated: February 4, 2016

40,000 Syrians flee regime's Aleppo advance

Banner Icon Nearly 40,000 Syrian civilians have fled a regime offensive north of Aleppo city that began earlier this week, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Thursday.

The Britain-based group said the displaced had fled to the nearby Kurdish town of Afrin, parts of west Aleppo province and areas along the border with Turkey.

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