Number of Syrian Refugees Tops Three Million Mark

August 29, 2014 7:14 AM

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Geneva: More than three million Syrians have fled the civil war ravaging their country to become refugees a million of them in the past year alone, the United Nations said on Friday.

"Syria's intensifying refugee crisis will today surpass a record three million people," the UN's refugee agency said in a statement, adding that the number did not include hundreds of thousands of others who fled without registering as refugees.

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