700,000 displaced by Idlib fighting as Syria-Turkey tensions rise

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Crowded camps, closed border and cold weather raise fears of humanitarian crisis

Fierce fighting in the last area of Syria that remains outside of Bashar al-Assad’s control has sparked the largest mass displacement of civilians in the war to date, leaving hundreds of thousands of people camped out in tents on the Turkish border in subzero conditions.

Around 700,000 people have fled a regime offensive against opposition-held north-west Idlib province since December, the UN said on Tuesday.

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