Tens of thousands reported fleeing from Syria to Turkey

Flugtbølge from the north-west of Syria come, while Syria and Russia are stepping up the bombing. at Least 25.000 civilians are the last two days fled from th

Tens of thousands reported fleeing from Syria to Turkey

Flugtbølge from the north-west of Syria come, while Syria and Russia are stepping up the bombing.

at Least 25.000 civilians are the last two days fled from the province of Idlib in the northwestern part of Syria to Turkey, tells several Turkish media on Sunday.

It happens at a time when Syria and Russia have stepped up their bombing in the region.

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said on Thursday that at the time was 50,000 on the run from Idlib, heading towards the Turkish frontier.

Friday kept many cars in line to leave the syrian city of Maraat al-Numan, which is controlled by the opposition. It indicated the local rescuers and residents.

The official Turkish news agency Anadolu writes on Sunday that the 25,000, who now is on the run, is not the same as the 50,000, Erdogan mentioned earlier.

Turkey has already taken against 3.7 million syrians who have fled from the soon-to-nine-year-long war.

It is the largest population of refugees anywhere in the world. The latest wave of refugees has therefore aroused a great deal of concern in Turkey. For living up to three million people in the province of Idlib. Among them are several groups of militant jihadists.

The Turkish government has often asked its allies for support, to house the many refugees.

Several hundred people have died in years under the syrian government's attack on residential areas in Idlib. The UN has previously stated.

the Syrian government, and Russia put down in april, once in an offensive in Idlib, but it was stopped in august temporarily under a fragile cease-fire.

Rescue teams could Friday tell that the air strikes had cost six people their lives in Maraat al Numan, while 11 others were killed during attacks on villages in the area.

Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has vowed that he will retake Idlib.

/ritzau/Reuters

Updated Date: 22 December 2019, 21:00

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