One-Third of Children in Syria Were Born During War, Unicef Report Finds

March 14, 2016 9:00 AM

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One-Third of Children in Syria Were Born During War, Unicef Report Finds

One-third of all Syrian children were born in the five years that conflict has convulsed their country, the United Nations said on Monday in a report that suggests a new lost generation.

More than 300,000 of these children, who total about 3.7 million, were born as refugees, according to the report by Unicef, the United Nations Children’s Fund. It said their lives had been “shaped by violence, fear and displacement.”

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