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UN: Syrian refugees top 700,000 as exodus swells

Published: 01.29.13, 12:25 / Israel News

More than 700,000 Syrian refugees have registered in neighbouring countries or await processing there, and aid workers are struggling to keep up with the exodus, the United Nations said on Tuesday.


"We have seen an unrelenting flow of refugees across all borders. We are running double shifts to register people," Sybella Wilkes, spokeswoman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), told Reuters in Geneva. (Reuters)


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