The Latest: UN Says 20,000 Syrians at Turkey Border Crossing

February 5, 2016 6:22 PM

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The United Nations estimates that up to 20,000 people displaced by military operations around Aleppo have gathered at the Bab al-Salam border crossing with Turkey.

The deputy spokesman for the U.N. secretary-general, Farhan Haq, told reporters Friday that another 5,000 to 10,000 people have been displaced to Azaz city and 10,000 have been displaced to Afrin.

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