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UN fears 'worst' crisis in Idlib

China Daily | Updated: 2018-09-12 07:45

KHAN SHAYKHUN, Syria - Violence in northwest Syria has displaced more than 30,000 people this month alone, the United Nations said on Monday, warning that a looming assault could create the century's "worst humanitarian catastrophe".

Idlib province and adjacent rural areas form the largest piece of territory still held by Syrian rebels, worn down by a succession of government victories in recent months.

The government has now set its sights on Idlib, and its forces have stepped up bombardment since the beginning of the month.

UN fears 'worst' crisis in Idlib

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