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Thousands Flee Northern Syria After Latest Airstrikes

NPR | March 7, 2013 3:13 p.m. | Updated: March 7, 2013 6:34 p.m.

Syrian rebels have captured most of the northeastern provincial capital, Raqqa. Government troops are holding out in a few isolated places, and amid the continued fighting there has been a major exodus of civilians, heading to Turkey.

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