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Thousands flee Syria army advance in north – monitor

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PATROL. Manbij Military Council forces, part of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), drive a humvee as they patrol the surrounding roads of in the northern Syrian town of Manbij on March 3, 2017. Delil Souleiman/AFP

Most of the fleeing civilians have gone to areas around Manbij, under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces

BEIRUT, Lebanon (Mar. 5, 2017) — Tens of thousands of Syrian civilians have fled advancing Russian-backed regime forces fighting Islamic State (IS or ISIS) group jihadists in the north over the past week, a monitoring group said on Saturday, March 4. Continue reading Thousands flee Syria army advance in north – monitor