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More than 4 million Syrians flee country

FILE - In this June 14, 2015, file photo, Syrian refugees cross into Turkey from Syria over and through a hole on the border fence in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey. Marking a tragic milestone, the United Nations said in a statement on Thursday, July 9, 2015 that over 4 million Syrians have fled to other countries since the outbreak of civil war in their country more than four years ago. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

U.N revealed yesterday ( Thursday, July 9, 2015) that more than 4 million Syrians have fled their homeland in the four years of Civil war, making it the largest mass migration of its type since 1992.

“It is a population that needs the support of the world but is instead living in dire conditions and sinking deeper into poverty. This is the biggest refugee population from a single conflict in a generation, “UN high commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said.


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