Children and babies die as temperatures plummet in Syria

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World Health Organization sounds alarm over freezing conditions facing 23,000 people fleeing conflict

At least 29 children and newborn babies have died in freezing temperatures after fleeing conflict in the last Isis controlled villages in eastern Syria.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it was extremely concerned about the conditions facing 23,000 people who have taken flight from rural areas of Deir ez-Zor over over the past two months, warning that services are severely overstretched.

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