Syria: southern towns surrender to Assad forces after thousands flee homes

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UN says fighting has driven 160,000 people towards borders with Jordan and Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

Several southern Syrian towns have surrendered to the forces of President Bashar al-Assad, after more than a week of fierce attacks forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.

The United Nations says fighting has driven 160,000 people from their homes, towards borders with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Both countries say they will not allow any Syrians to cross.

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