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Situation of children in Syria has worse than before : Unicef

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 March 2018, 18:13 IST

UN children's agency Unicef on Saturday said that the war on children in Syria continues hasn't stopped rather it has turned merciless.

Regional Director in the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, said, "Across Idlib, 1 million children live amid escalating violence and attacks. Unicef is calling on those fighting in Idlib to spare children in East Ghouta, Afrin and other parts of Syria," said Geert Cappelaere, the agency's Regional Director in the Middle East and North Africa."

He also added that they received reports that an underground shelter where minor children took shelter were also under attack.

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First published: 24 March 2018, 18:13 IST
 
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