Syria is death trap for civilians, U.N. refugee chief warns

People walk in a street during a media tour in Douma near Damascus, Syria April 23, 2018. REUTERS/ Ali Hashisho

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Civilians can no longer flee fighting and bombing raids in Syria because borders are so tightly controlled and neighbouring countries are overwhelmed by refugees, creating some of the worst suffering in modern times, a top UN agency chief said. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi was warning of a new disaster […]

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