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Refugees from various parts of northern Syria have taken up residence in an empty school in the town of Azaz. This small city roughly 4 miles from the border with Turkey has also seen many of its residents leave for the relative safety of the border with Turkey. Three weeks ago, fierce battles engulfed this northern city as the Free Syrian Army pushed out the last government troops from the area. This small border town received heavy shelling and was bombed, forcing several residents to flee. The remnants of the fighting still litter the streets as the carcasses of burnt out tanks and gutted buildings scatter the horizon. ..Photo: Javier Manzano / September 2, 2012.
Refugees from various parts of northern Syria have taken up residence in an empty school in the town of Azaz. This small city roughly 4 miles from the border with Turkey has also seen many of its residents leave for the relative safety of the border with Turkey. Three weeks ago, fierce battles engulfed this northern city as the Free Syrian Army pushed out the last government troops from the area. This small border town received heavy shelling and was bombed, forcing several residents to flee....
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